Most antibiotics as any organic matter can be degraded in several ways after
going to sewage or to trash or burying at the soil.
In vivo, many antibiotics can be knocked out throught complexation,
hydrolysis or simply going out of the body via excretory systems.
Hope it helps.
De: John R. McQuiston <zje8 at cdc.gov>
Para: microbio at net.bio.net <microbio at net.bio.net>
Data: Sexta-feira, 20 de Novembro de 1998 03:28
Assunto: Re: knocking out antibiotivs
>Try being a little more specific. Why? What gene? What Bacteria?....
>In a known bacteria that has a known antibiotic resistance gene it's easy.
>a wild type/ environmental strain that's a completely different story.
>>John R. McQuiston
>Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases
>Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
>>>>>>In article <3653FD70.58E9BF3D at wdt.de>, kuehl at wdt.de says...
>>>>Does anyone know, how Penicillinase - resistant antibiotics could be
>>knocked out ?
>>>>Thanks for every hint.