Penicillin

Science / Biology / Penicillin: The first of the so-called wonder drugs; discovered by Sir Alexander Fleming.

MRSA

Health / Disease / MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). It has evolved an ability to survive treatment with beta-lactam antibiotics, including penicillin, methicillin, and cephalosporins. MRSA is often re MORE

Beta-Lactam Antibiotics

Health / Disease / Beta-Lactam Antibiotics: A broad class of antibiotics which include penicillin and its derivatives. They are the most widely used group of antibiotics available. MORE

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