Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Skold, Ola

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-47-043850-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 78

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This book, which is the translated version of a Swedish book, combines a general introduction of a variety of antibiotics with a more in-depth discussion of resistance.

The focus on resistance in learning about antibiotics will help future scientists recognize the problem antibiotics resistance poses for medicinal and drug-related fields, and perhaps trigger more research and discoveries to fight antibiotic resistant strains.
Current overviews of the topic are included, along with specific discussions on the individual mechanisms (betalactams, glycopeptides, aminoglycosides, etc) used in various antibacterial agents and explanations of how resistances to those develop. Methods for counteracting resistance development in bacteria are discussed as well.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Skold, Ola
ISBN: 978-0-47-043850-3
Specialty:
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmacology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 224
Year: 2011
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 78

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