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Biomysteries Episode 2: Breaking Down the Outer wall of Gram Negative Bacteria

Several groups of gram negative bacteria becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. The antibiotics that can able to target gram-positive bacteria cannot able to target gram negative bacteria. The thick outer wall of gram negative bacteria is impermeable to antibiotics. A … Continue reading

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Understanding in a NEW mode of MDR TB

Multidrug-resistance tuberculosis (MDR TB), a known form of tuberculosis that is resistant to one or multiple primary drugs (isoniazid and rifampin) used normally in the treatment of tuberculosis. Extensively drug resistant TB (XDR TB) is resistant to at least isoniazid … Continue reading

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