Week 6 Clicker Questions

Week 6 Clicker Questions - Ellies Diagnosis: The health...

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Ellie’s Diagnosis: The health center collected blood samples from Ellie and observed her cells under a microscope. They identified foreign structures with DNA and outer membranes. The structures were gram negative and about 1/10 the size of her cells. “Ah, ha!” Becky said. “That matches one of my suspects. I knew those were a health hazard. I just need to re-check the size thing. This internet chart compares our cells to viruses and stuff.” Given the description of Ellie’s test results, which antibiotic will definitely NOT work: A. Amoxicillin, Penicillin, and other ß-lactams blocks the enzyme that normally creates links in peptidoglycan molecules of Gram positive bacteria B. Streptomycin Blocks prokaryotic ribosomes. C. Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride (Cipro) Blocks bacterial DNA gyrase enzyme needed to counteract excessive twisting of DNA that occurs when circles of DNA are unwound to be copied into DNA or RNA. Answer:
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