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

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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