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Understanding antibacterial action and resistance

by A. D. Russell

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Published by Ellis Horwood in Chichester, West Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antibacterial agents.

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    StatementA. D. Russell, I. Chopra.
    SeriesEllis Horwood series in pharmaceutical technology
    ContributionsChopra, I. 1946-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14943801M
    ISBN 100139469303

    Authored by two leading investigators, this book presents a thorough and authoritative overview of this multifaceted field of science. Pathogenic bacteria have been evolving and spreading resistance to diverse classes - Selection from Antibiotic Resistance: Understanding and Responding to an Emerging Crisis [Book].   Resistance has manifested itself in enterococci and staphylococci largely through the expression of genes (named van) encoding proteins that reprogram cell wall biosynthesis and, thus, evade the action of the antibiotic. These resistance mechanisms were most likely co-opted from the glycopeptide producing actinomycetes, which use them to avoid.

    Introduction Considerable progress has been made in understanding the mechanisms of the antibacterial action of antiseptics and disinfectants (, , ).By contrast, studies on their modes of action against fungi (, ), viruses (, ), and protozoa have been rather rmore, little is known about the means whereby these agents inactivate prions (). Antimicrobial resistance (AMR or AR) is the ability of a microbe to resist the effects of medication that once could successfully treat the microbe. The term antibiotic resistance (AR or ABR) is a subset of AMR, as it applies only to bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. Resistant microbes are more difficult to treat, requiring alternative medications or higher doses of antimicrobials.

      This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Antimicrobial resistance: Fact sheet N° Fact sheet from WHO that highlights key consequences of antibiotic resistance, why it is a global concern and what drives the development and spread of resistant bacteria. Antibiotic resistance has a language problem: Journal article discussing the use of correct terminology when talking about.


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Understanding antibacterial action and resistance by A. Russell,Ellis Horwood edition, in EnglishPages: UNDERSTANDING ANTIBACTERIAL ACTION AND RESISTANCE A.

RUSSELLPh.D., ,S., NEW YORK LONDON TORONTO SYDNEY TOKYO SINGAPORE. Contents Preface: Scope of the book 15 1 Introduction 1. Development and general nature of antibacterial agents 17 2.

Structure of bacteria 18 Biochemical mechanisms of. Introduction --Mode of action of antibiotics and their uptake into bacteria --Antiseptics, disinfectants and preservatives: their properties, mechanisms of action and uptake into bacteria --Genetic and biochemical basis of acquired resistance to chemotherapeutic antibiotics --Genetic and biochemical basis of resistance to antiseptics.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Russell, A.D. (Allan Denver), Understanding antibacterial action and resistance. New York: E. Horwood, Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Authored by two leading investigators, this book presents a thorough and authoritative overview of this multifaceted field of science.

Pathogenic bacteria have been evolving and spreading resistance to diverse classes of antibiotics. As a result, we risk losing our ability to control and treat infectious diseases. Understanding antibiotic resistance, therefore, is becoming increasingly.

Understanding fundamental mechanisms of antibiotic resistance is a key step in the discovery of effective methods to cope with resistance. This book also discusses methods used to fight antibiotic-resistant infection based on a deep understanding of the mechanisms involved in the development of the resistance.

Understanding the mechanisms of resistance by which bacteria successfully defend themselves against antibiotic assaults should facilitate the development of means to potentiate the efficiency and.

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Russell, I. Chopra. In book: The Battle Against Microbial Pathogens: Basic Science, Technological Advances and Educational Programs, Edition: FIRST, Chapter: Antimicrobial resistance: Mechanisms of action of.

Evolution in Action: Understanding Antibiotic Resistance Diane P. Genereux † * and Carl T. Bergstrom † † Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle WA*Program in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta GA 1.

Introduction. Antibiotic resistance can be described as microbiological or clinical. Microbiological resistance exists when an organism possesses any resistance mechanism (see Panel 1 for examples).

Clinical resistance can be explained as failure to achieve a concentration of antimicrobial that inhibits the growth of the organism in a particular tissue or fluid. 1. Introduction. Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest global public health crises in the world today ().When bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, many common diseases will no longer be curable, and many advanced medical procedures such as surgeries, organ transplants, and chemotherapy, which we take for granted today, will no longer be possible (Laxminarayan et al., ).

Antibiotic Resistance: Wasting a Precious Life Saver By Schardt, David Nutrition Action Healthletter, Vol. 40, No. 4, May Read preview Overview Antibiotic Resistance: A Global, Interdisciplinary Concern By Stein, Richard A The American Biology Teacher, Vol.

73, No. 6, August Making antimicrobial resistance a core component of professional education, training, certification, continuing education and development in the health and veterinary sectors and agricultural practice will help to ensure proper understanding and awareness among professionals.

To meet the medical need for next-generation antibiotics, a more rational approach to antibiotic development is clearly needed. Opening with a general introduction about antimicrobial drugs, their targets and the problem of antibiotic resistance, this reference systematically covers currently known antibiotic classes, their molecular mechanisms.

Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria of Animal Origin comprehensively examines the current research on antimicrobial resistance in the main veterinary and zoonotic pathogens, including resistance to disinfectants and metals used in agriculture.

Providing a broad overview from a global perspective, this new volume is an important reference for. The goal of Antibiotic Resistance: Understanding and Responding to an Emerging Crisis by Drlica and Perlin is to explain “how human activities contribute to the problem of resistance.” The book is intended for “farmers, hospital administrators, government regulators, health department personnel, pharmaceutical executives, and especially.

This book presents a thorough and authoritative overview of the multifaceted field of antibiotic science – offering guidance to translate research into tools for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases. Provides readers with knowledge about the broad field of drug resistance.Antimicrobial resistance Before the widespread use of antibiotics in the s, it was much more common for women to die from post-childbirth infections, and diseases resistance and urged immediate action from global leaders before Antimicrobial resistance 1.

Understanding resistant bacteria in context of the host Understanding Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) This review examines the modes of action of various types of disinfectants commonly used during poultry processing (quaternary ammonium, organic acids, chlorine, alkaline detergents) and the mechanisms that may confer tolerance to disinfectants and cross-protection to antibiotics.