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In response to β-lactam chemotherapy, Staphylococcus aureus has acquired two resistance determinants: blaZ, coding for β-lactamase, which confers resistance to penicillins only, and mecA, coding for an extra cell wall cross-linking enzyme with reduced affinity for virtually all other β-lactams. The transcriptional control of both resistance determinants is(More)
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