Information about antibiotics?

Brad Nicholson brad at
Wed May 3 14:01:04 EST 1995

In article <1995May3.153954.18672 at>, Jim Owens 
<jow at> wrote:

> Does anyone know of resources (books or electronic) for information about
 >antibiotics: their structures, functions and how resistance mutants
 >rescue their host cells?  I will be trolling our library as well as here.

For a start place as far as bacterial resistance is concerned see:
Foster. 1983. "Plasmid Determined Resistance to Antimicrobial Drugs and 
Toxic Metal Ions in Bacteria" Microbiological Reviews, Vol. 47, No. 3. 

It is a little old, but it's pretty good from the bacterial standpoint.


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