Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics:
Producing an Enzyme to Denature or Inactivate the Antibiotic

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A gene in the nucleoid or in a plasmid may code for production of an enzyme that is able to inactivate a particular antibiotic.


Flash animation illustrating Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics: Producing an Enzyme to Denature or Inactivate the Antibiotic.swf by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: September, 2018
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