Multiple Antibiotic Resistance in a Bacterium with Suppressed Autolytic System

@article{Tomasz1970MultipleAR,
  title={Multiple Antibiotic Resistance in a Bacterium with Suppressed Autolytic System},
  author={Alexander Tomasz and Anthony P. Albino and E Zanati},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1970},
  volume={227},
  pages={138-140}
}
Suppression of the activity of the cellular autolytic system of pneumococci causes simultaneous resistance against penicillin, D-cycloserine and phosphonomycin. This phenomenon represents a novel type of drug resistance mechanism in bacteria. 
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