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The American Biology Teacher (2003) 65 (2): 133–135.
Published: 01 February 2003
... throughout the world. It has been identified as a major public health threat and priority in the United States. Antibiotic resistance is an attrac- tive topic to introduce students to many concepts in biology including microbial taxonomy, the biochemi- cal basis of antibiotic action, and evolution of resist...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (3): 214–220.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Michelle A. Williams; Patricia J. Friedrichsen; Troy D. Sadler; Pamela J. B. Brown Since antibiotics have become routinely used to treat infections, antibiotic resistance is now an emerging concern for public health. To understand how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, many students draw...
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Models of <b>antibiotic</b> <b>resistance</b> emerging in a population. In both models, t...
Published: 01 March 2018
Figure 1. Models of antibiotic resistance emerging in a population. In both models, the white circles depict a susceptible population of bacteria that is either grown overnight on a plate with antibiotics (top) or grown for several days in liquid and then grown overnight on a plate with More
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The American Biology Teacher (2011) 73 (6): 314–321.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Richard A. Stein This article presents a brief overview of the impact that antibiotic use in clinical medicine and in other settings, such as agriculture and animal farming, exerts on antimicrobial resistance. Resistance has been described to all antibiotics that are currently in use, and resistant...
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The American Biology Teacher (2008) 70 (7): 405–410.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Michael A. Lawson Copyright National Association of Biology Teachers References Amabile-Cuevas, C. F. (2003). Antibiotics and new resistance. American Scientist, 91, 138-149. Bauman, R. W. (2009). Microbiology: Alternate Edition with Diseases by Body System. San Francisco, CA...
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The American Biology Teacher (2007) 69 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Nature 2000 Elena, S.F. & Lenski, R.E. (2003). Evolution experiments with microorganisms: the dynamics and genetic bases of adaptation. Nature Reviews Genetics, 4, 457-469. Elena 457 4 Nature Reviews Genetics 2003 Levy, S. B. (1998). The challenge of antibiotic resistance...
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The American Biology Teacher (2006) 68 (8): 476–480.
Published: 01 October 2006
.../other_versions/index-rpt 2000_text.html. van den Bogaard, A.E. & Stobberingh, E.E. (2000). Epidemiology of resistance to antibiotics. Links between animals and humans. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 14(4)327-35. van den Bogaard 4 327 14 International Journal of Antimicrobial...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (6): 412–417.
Published: 01 June 1998
...Michael Lawson; Amy L. Lawson Copyright The National Association of Biology Teachers References Begley, S. (1994). The end of antibiotics. Newsweek, 123(13), 47-51. Begley 13 47 123 Newsweek 1994 Cohen, M. (1992). Epidemiology of drug resistance: Implications for a post...
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The American Biology Teacher (2004) 66 (8): 554–559.
Published: 01 October 2004
...-Hill Companies. (2000). Antibiotic. Access Science. June. McGraw-Hill Companies June Access Science 2000 Raloff, J. (2001). Antibiotic Resistance is Coming to Dinner. Science News, 159, (21), May 26. Raloff 21 159 Science News 2001 Science File. (2002). Genetics may help combat...
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The American Biology Teacher (1998) 60 (6): 430–433.
Published: 01 June 1998
.... & Schlessinger, D. (1989). Mechanics of Microbial Dis- ease. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins. Schaechter Mechanics of Microbial Disease 1989 How-To-Do-It Aibiotic-Resistant Bacteria: There Is Hope Susan Offner Most of today's news about antibiot- ics is gloomy. Many common bacterial infections are...
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The American Biology Teacher (1982) 44 (8): 490–492.
Published: 01 November 1982
... 1977 JACOBSEN, J.A. 1976. Epidemiological characteristics of infection caused by ampicillin resistant haemophilbus in- fluenzae. Pediatrics38(3):388-91. Jacobsen 3 388 38 Pediatrics 1976 JOGEREST, G.J., and DIPPE, S.E. 1981. Antibiotic use among medical specialties in a community...
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The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (6): 386–394.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Jessica M. Taylor; Rebecca M. Davidson; Michael Strong Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a serious global health problem, resulting in >1.4 million deaths each year. Of increasing concern is the evolution of antibiotic-resistant strains of the bacterium that causes TB. Using this real-world...
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The American Biology Teacher (2019) 81 (8): 577–581.
Published: 01 October 2019
... introduces foundational concepts of horizontal gene transfer and the genetic basis of virulence, with a special focus on antibiotic resistance – a theme teachers and students alike can easily connect and relate to. The module takes students on a journey: from conceptualizing the perfect pathogen, to an...
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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (7): 530–535.
Published: 01 September 2018
... species of bacteria to observe differences between penicillin-resistant and penicillin-sensitive bacteria. They will normalize fungal spore suspension and bacterial culture concentrations before inoculating co-cultures. After bacteria have been exposed to the antibiotic, students will quantify culture...
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The American Biology Teacher (2016) 78 (7): 568–574.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Eva M. Ogens; Richard Langheim We describe how to enable students to learn about the transmission of disease, resistant bacteria, and the importance of taking a “full course” of antibiotics by developing models and simulations to represent the growth and demise of bacteria. By doing these...
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The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (8): 614–619.
Published: 01 October 2015
...George P. Smith; Miriam Golomb; Sidney K. Billstein; Stephen Montgomery Smith Microbial cultures swiftly adapt to lethal agents such as antibiotics or viruses by acquiring resistance mutations. Does this remarkable adaptability require a Lamarckian explanation, whereby the agent specifically...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (3): 162–169.
Published: 01 March 2020
... eight key words and phrases (e.g., microscopic , virus , antibiotic resistant ) that appeared in multiple responses for each item. We then divided the number of times each key word was used in responses to each item by the total number of responses to that item, which allowed us to calculate the...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (4): 201–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with some basic training. These procedures are relatively low-cost and do not require expensive equipment or materials. Misuse and overuse of antibiotics has driven the artificial selection of resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria, creating the need for discovery of new antibacterial compounds...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 123–126.
Published: 01 February 2020
... professionals ( Nesse et al., 2010 ), we argue that medicine provides a powerful context for teaching evolution that should be more prominent in biology classrooms. The range of evolutionary applications to medicine expands far beyond commonly used classroom examples such as antibiotic resistance...
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The American Biology Teacher (2020) 82 (2): 104–112.
Published: 01 February 2020
... traits are favorable at that time and place. You cannot see evolution happening. We can see examples of species with short generation times changing (evolving) over time (e.g., pesticide resistance in insects, antibiotic resistance in bacteria, shift in body size in fish). Individual organisms can...