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The Microbes Fight Back: Antibiotic Resistance
University of East Anglia, UK
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16 Dec 2016
Chapter 5: What is Antibiotic Resistance?
Published:16 Dec 2016
182 - 216
2016. "What is Antibiotic Resistance?", The Microbes Fight Back: Antibiotic Resistance, Laura Bowater
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This chapter describes how antibiotic resistance is a bacterium's natural response to antibiotic production. It describes the natural role of antibiotics used in microbial communities and it provides a brief description of the different metabolic mechanisms used by microbes to provide antibiotic resistance.
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