penicillin-resistant love



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  • adj. unaffected by penicillin


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  • The deal is, we engineer and market the antidote now, then fashion a huge penicillin-resistant SARS scare later, and have the FDA approved shot or salve or cream or clear or whatever available at your local pharmacy in time for cold and flu season?

    Will Durst: Killer Carnivorous Snails from France

  • The enzyme that broke open the beta-lactam ring, the four-cornered arrangement of atoms at the center of the penicillin molecule, inactivated and destroyed the drug: if you added penicillin to a culture of penicillin-resistant staph and then performed a test to find it, you would not be able to detect the drug.


  • She just gave this country the worst dose of penicillin-resistant syphilis you can imagine because she wanted the "sex".

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • (- T) according to whether x is (is not) treated with penicillin, and R (- R) = according to whether the subject has a penicillin-resistant strain.

    Scientific Explanation

  • ACOSTA: Columbia University researcher Dr. Frank Lowy cautions it's time for East Coast hospitals to be on the look out for the penicillin-resistant staph infection.

    CNN Transcript Oct 29, 2007

  • Wallaby milk contains a compound effective against penicillin-resistant bacteria.

    2006 April | Futurismic

  • It's all rather exciting, since their immune system kills penicillin-resistant staph and the HIV virus.

    Archive 2005-08-01

  • These horrors don't go away; they just keep coming back, like penicillin-resistant viruses.

    An Old Dog No Longer Barks

  • Playing by the same Darwinian rules of survival as penicillin-resistant bacteria, tumors constantly evolve so that the heartiest, most evasive, and, alas, most malignant tumor cells survive.

    Vaccinating Against Cancer

  • Ceftobiprole is an anti-MRSA broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic exhibiting activity against a wide spectrum of Gram-positive bacteria, including the 'superbug' methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumonia as well as many clinically important Gram-negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas.

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