What Is A Good Article On Evolution’s Role In Antibiotic Resistance?
So, I have to do some research on "Evolution and Antibiotic Resistance," and I was wondering if anyone knew of some good articles that I could research? My teach says this should be about "When Antibiotics Quit Working” (hint: what transformation happened in the microbes), and the article should describe evolution’s role in antibiotic resistance.
Any help would be great. Thank you!
- ladyrenLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
Check your library, or local medical school for articles in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) . Try too, Scientific American, Discover Magazine as well as Science magazine.
All of these will have articles during about any year that touch on the fact that surviving "bugs" who were exposed to antibiotics, now give us "super bugs" which are about immune to anything.
Look up MRSA and strep infections + antibiotic resistance.
And you are correct... these guys mutate, and evolved, into "critters" that were never so tough to kill off.
And this same principle drives all evolution...as the environment of an animal or plant chances, it changes too.... be it a big organism or a very small one. Same dog, different collar.Source(s): science teacher 26 years.
- KevinLv 59 years ago
The Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance: Insight into the Roles of Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance and Treatment Context
Evolution of Antibiotic Resistance
- Blaise RascalLv 79 years ago
There have been over 16000 peer-reviewed articles published in this field over the past 5 years alone. Try searching on Google Scholar.
Here's a recent review article (in Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews) that examines the evolution of antibiotic resistance: http://mmbr.asm.org/content/74/3/417.short
- Z-KnightLv 79 years ago
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- Anonymous9 years ago
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