Protein pumps that allow bacteria to resist drugs

20 abril 2015

The structure of two closely related protein pumps that allow bacteria to resist certain medications has been described by scientists in new articles. The studies reveal that when the bacteria detect the antibiotic sulfonamide, «they turn on these transporters and pump it out, assuring survival of the cell,» an author said.
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