1) Describe the four basic methods in which antimicrobial agents work.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:11 am ad1c9bdddf
These are four basic mechanisms:
The first one is inhibition of cell metabolism. Basically, they do it by inhibiting an enzyme catalyzed reaction which is present in the bacterial cell but not in the animal cells. Inhibition in this process leads to bacterial cell lysis and death. The ...
This solution discusses antimicrobial agents and enzymes.