Effect of antibiotics on the cell wall
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Effect of antibiotics on the cell wall

In the early 20th century there was no treatment to treat infections caused by bacteria. This included tuberculosis and pneumonia, as well as the rheumatic and gonorrhea diseases, and infections of the urinary tract. However, in 1929 the the bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered the first real antibiotic, penicillin, heralding a new era of medical science.

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Antiviral Drug – Mode of Action

Antiviral drug referred to those drugs or chemical agents that are used for the treatment of viral infection. There are present several types of antiviral drugs that are used for the treatment of viral infections such as Amantadine, Acyclovir, Azidothymidine, Ganciclovir, Abacavir. Each of these antiviral drugs follows a different mechanism. The variation in their mechanism depends on the types of virus.

Mode of Action of Antifungal Drugs
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Antifungal Drug – Mode of Action

Treatment of an antifungal disease is quite difficult than a bacterial infection. The reason is quite clear that most of

Antimicrobial agents and Chemotherapy
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Antimicrobial Agent and Chemotherapy

Definition of Antimicrobial Agent Antimicrobial agent refers to those chemical or physical agents which are used to kill microorganisms or