Ecological and Clinical Consequences of Antibiotic Subsistence by Environmental Microbes

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Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled:

Introduction

Environmental Origins of Resistance: The Producer Hypothesis

Resistome of other Soil Bacteria: Response to the Producers?

Early Reports of Antibiotic Catabolism by Soil Bacteria

The Antibiotic Subsistome: Who and how much?

Antibiotic Subsistence as a Scavenger Phenotype

Ecological Consequences of the Antibiotic Subsistome

Investigating Connections Between Subsistomes and Resistomes

Metagenomic Functional Selections for Discovering Genes Enabling Antibiotic Subsistence and Resistance

Antibiotic Subsistence by Pathogenic Bacteria

Concluding Remarks

References
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAntimicrobial Resistance in the Environment
PublisherWiley
Publication date2011
Pages29-41
Chapter4
ISBN (Print)9780470905425
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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