Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics:
Producing Altered Porins in the Outer Membrane of a Gram-Negative Cell Wall

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Some gram-negative bacteria become resistant to an antibiotic by producing altered porins in their outer membrane. The antibiotic is no longer able to pass through the outer membrane.

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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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