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Keyword - Antibiotic resistance (KW-0046)

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Definition

Protein that confers, on bacteria, the ability to withstand antibiotics. The resistance is often due either to mutations that prevent antibiotic binding to the protein or to amplification of the gene encoding the protein.

Synonyms

  • Resistance to antibiotic

Category

Biological process

GOi

response to antibiotic [ GO:0046677 ]

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Antibiotic resistanceBiological process