cigolott at nbnet.nb.ca
Thu Feb 29 18:35:51 EST 1996
In message <4g33q9$prv at mark.ucdavis.edu> - rjscibienski at ucdavis.edu (Bob
+ Antibacterial antibiotics have their effect by blocking one
+or another of the bacterial cell's synthetic pathways. The
+penicillins for example block cell wall synthesis, the
+streptomycins and kanamycins interfere with protein
+ The few antiviral antibiotics which are available work in a
+similar manner. However, since most of the synthesis of the
+components of most viruses is carried out by host cell
+enzymes, finding non-toxic antivirals is difficult.
Way back there were three types of ABs;
????????---can't remember the third
Do these characterizations still stand ?
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