Antibiotics/Bacteria/Viruses (Question)

Vagenas Panagis hercules at
Thu Feb 15 15:20:37 EST 1996


I was asked a question some time ago, but still I'm not sure whether
I answered correctly. I would appreciate your helping me with this:

In what way does an antibiotic (like e.g. penicillin) kill a bacterial cell
and in what way does it kill a cell infected by a virus?

Thank you very much!

Panagis Vagenas
(hercules at

Moraitis School
Athens, Greece

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