Drug discovery antibiotic resistance
Topic starter 05/08/2022 5:31 pm
Hi everyone! Could someone please tell me about modern methods of combating antibiotic resistance?
06/08/2022 6:33 pm
I've read that many new antibiotics target molecules involved in the biosynthetic process of the bacterial cell wall, because the cell wall acts as a kind of exoskeleton, protects against external threats and stresses, maintains shape, is responsible for mechanical stability, protects the protoplast from osmotic lysis, and ensures cellular integrity. In this case, resistance occurs much more slowly, although it also occurs