Environmental impact of some medications answers

1. (a) If the course is not completed some of the bacteria may survive and mutate to eventually become resistant to antibiotics by producing the enzyme penicillinase or other enzymes that catalyse the breakdown the antibiotics(b) Antibiotics are never completely metabolised and will enter the ground or water through excretion, where they may be absorbed by other organisms, or they may enter the human food chain when...


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