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Molecular cell DOI:10.1016/j.molcel.2010.01.027

The fast track to multidrug resistance.

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsKaufmann, BB, Hung, DT
JournalMolecular cell
Volume37
Issue3
Pages297-8
Date Published2010/02/12
ISSN1097-2765
Abstract

In this issue of Molecular Cell, Kohanski et al. (2010) demonstrate that even subinhibitory concentrations of bactericidal antibiotics result in the generation of reactive oxygen species, leading to an increase in mutation rate and the emergence of multidrug-resistant bacterial strains.

URLhttp://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1097-2765(10)00081-X
DOI10.1016/j.molcel.2010.01.027
Pubmed

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20159549?dopt=Abstract