GENERAL FEATURES OF ANTIBACTERIAL DRUGS

Antibiotics are substances that selectively suppress the vital activity of microorganisms. “Selective influence” refers to the activity exclusively in the relationship of microorganisms while preserving the viability of host cells and the impact not on all, but only on certain genera and types of microorganisms. For example, fusidic acid has a high activity against staphylococci,…

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ALL GENIUS OPENS BY ACCIDENT?

Let us try to reconstruct the chain of almost incredible accidents and coincidences that preceded the great discovery. The root cause was, oddly enough, the slovenliness of A. Fleming. Absent-mindedness is common to many scientists, but it does not always lead to such positive results. So, A. Fleming did not clean the cups from under…

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