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.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on September, 2014