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Biological sciences, Antibiotic resistance, Microbiology 1 comment

What causes antibiotic resistance? – Kevin Wu

Antibiotic resistance does happen, and it is evidence that bacteria, like all other living things, evolve Fortunately, there are amazing medicines designed to fight bacterial infections. Synthesized from chemicals or occurring naturally in things like mold, these antibiotics kill or neutralize bacteria by interrupting cell wall synthesis or interfering with vital processes like protein synthesis, all while leaving human cells unharmed.