1. Top 7 FAQs About Beta-Lactamase

    Top 7 FAQs About Beta-Lactamase
    As a core structure in many antibiotics, the beta-lactam ring is a cyclic amide. Beta-lactam antibiotics almost universally inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis and thus induce the destruction of bacterial cells. Bacteria have evolved an enzyme that combats this antibiotic and increases resistance to death induced by antibiotic means: the beta-lactamase enzyme. Beta-lactamase enzymes can be used in a multitude...

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