Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics:
Producing an Altered Transport (Carrier) Protein in the Cytoplasmic Membrane

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Some bacteria become resistant to an antibiotic by producing an altered transport (carrier) protein in the cytoplasmic membrane. This new carrier protein is no longer able to transport the antibiotic across the cytoplasmic membrane into the cytoplasm.

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Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: September, 2018
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