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Post by hustla7 » Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:02 pm

I've got this question:

List four ways in which antimicrobial drugs kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria...i haven't covered this in the syllabus yet!! can anyone help?
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Post by mith » Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:27 pm

lookup antibiotics and gram positive bacteria.
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Post by hustla7 » Wed Feb 07, 2007 7:25 pm

i did that, but couldnt find what i was looking for...just googled it...have i done anything wrong?
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Post by Nu_Crow » Wed Feb 07, 2007 10:23 pm

-cell wall inhibition (penicillium)
-transcription inhibition (rifampicine)
-translation inhibition (don't remember an example)
-bacteriolitic ones, changes in osmotic preasure and those things

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