Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics:
Producing an Efflux Pump that Pumps the Drug Out of the Bacterium
Some bacteria become resistant to an antibiotic by producing new efflux pump that pumps the antibiotic back out of the bacterium.
Flash animation illustrating Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics:
Producing an Efflux Pump that Pumps the Drug Out of the Bacterium.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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