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    Biology: A summary on Evolution and Antibiotic Resistance

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    Can you please provide a summary on evolution and antibiotic resistance and explain what it means?

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    The relationship between antibiotic resistance and evolution lies in the definition of the latter.

    Evolution is viewed as the gradual adaptation of a species to the demands of their reproductive success and survival by developing traits which promote survival and reproductive success.

    Bacterial populations are known to be able to adapt to antibiotics in the area such that they develop physiological resistance to the antibiotic. In doing so, they increase their survival and ...

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    This solution provides a summary on evolution and antibiotic resistance.

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