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What is MRSA? Describe S. aureus in detail.
What is PBP2a? Describe this protein in detail.
What is the role of PBP2a in the infection pathway of MRSA?
How is PBP2a involved in the treatment of MRSA? Describe the allosteric control and specific actions of the antibiotic
Please use the information proteins, enzymes, & allosteric regulation. MRSA
Bacterial superbug protein structure solved
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The role of antibiotics in controlling bacterial infections has been in vogue since Alexander Fleming. Yet all bacteria have not been shown to be susceptible to antibiotic influences. This phenomenon, aptly termed as antibiotic resistance, has been a major concern for scientist over the years and is still posing major threats to health care with development of resistant varieties of pathogens like Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Enterococci , Staphylococcus aureus etc that have evolved resistance against antibiotics like Methicillin or vancomycin etc.(“Antimicrobial drug resistance,” 2014).
• Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Staphylococcus aureus is a common skin colonizing bacteria in man and is responsible for clinical conditions having a spectrum from mild to life threatening conditions including skin wounds, endocarditis, pneumonia, bacterial infection in blood, osteomylitis. Besides, if present in improperly cooked food, it can liberate toxins to cause food poisoning while some can cause toxic shock syndrome. (“CDC - Staphylococcus aureus in Healthcare Settings - HAI,” n.d.)....
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