6 Answered Questions for the topic Antibiotics

07/23/19

Does Penicillium roqueforti produce penicyllin?

I have recently discovered that blue cheese is produced with _Penicillium roqueforti_. As I know that some _Penicillinum sp._ produce penicyllin I wonder whether it is produced by _P. roqueforti_... more

05/14/19

Effect of milk on effectiveness of oral tetracycline?

Tetracycline is known to be inhibited by calcium ions, and milk contains quite some calcium ions. What I want to ask is, to what extent does drinking milk affect the effectiveness of orally taken... more

04/11/19

How does drug-induced photosensitivity work?

Some drugs (tetracyclines, for instance) can cause photosensitivity reactions—that is, some patients become extremely sensitive to the sun, developing rashes or inflammation after spending time in... more

04/09/19

Why does Penicillin only affect bacterial cell walls?

I was quite fascinated by the feature [Should Science Pull the Trigger on Antiviral Drugs—That Can Blast the Common Cold?](http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/03/ff_antivirals/) in this month's... more
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04/02/19

Effect of milk on effectiveness of oral tetracycline?

Tetracycline is known to be inhibited by calcium ions, and milk contains quite some calcium ions. What I want to ask is, to what extent does drinking milk affect the effectiveness of orally taken... more

03/18/19

How are antibiotic resistant bacterial infections treated?

For example, how are infections of antibiotic resistant strains of MRSA, Streptococcus, or Gonorrhea treated?

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