Bacterial Evolution of Drug Resistance

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Amit Patel P3 Project A Mr. Chan October 26th, 2011 Bacterial Evolution of Drug Resistance
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-penicillin 1929 -amazing effects -modern medicine -drug resistance 1940s -70% hospital bacteria resistant History of Antibiotics and Resistance
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- Life expectancy -revolutionized medicine -WW2 -medical industry - population growth - Cured deadly diseases Effects on Society of Antibiotics
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- Bacterial gene pool - Fast reproduction - Mutations - Transfer genes - HGT - Vertical Transfer - transduction Antibiotic Resistance, Evolution
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- Antibiotic targets
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Unformatted text preview: -Change structure-Alter enzymes-Bypassing target-Triation(overproducing target) Resistance Mechanisms-viruses-target bacteria-specified-tested well-Europe trials-can be modified-long term solution Bacteriophages-minimize antibiotic use-sanitary measures -complete antibiotics-Personal hygeine Ways to Slow Down Resistance-resistant epidemics-terrible healthcare-new diseases-old diseases-medicine 19th century-reduced life expectancy-very dangerous Implications Thank You The End...
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