This is an enzyme that makes bacteria resistance to a broad range of beta lactam antibiotics. The most common bacteria that makes this enzyme are Gram negative such as Echerichia coli. Gene strain from NDM-1 can be spread from one strain of bacteria to another by Horizontal gene transfer.
A journal is a periodical publication intended to further progress of science, usually by reporting new research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, and scientific papers across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientific validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on September, 2014