Antibiotic Resistance: A Threat and Challenge to Society

  • Amruta Dhawale
  • Archana Rath Dept. of Biotechnology, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (East), Mumbai, INDIA
Keywords: Antibiotics, Antibiotic Resistance, Iron Chelation Therapy, Antimicrobial peptides, Antibiotic Nanoparticles


In the past decade there has been a phenomenal rise in the emergence of antibiotic resistant pathogens forcing global agencies like the World Health Organization to take cognisance of the issue. Antibiotic resistance and evolution of resistant pathogens untreatable by a wide class of antibiotics is a real concern for human health and well-being. The present review gives a brief history of antibiotic evolution, discusses the reasons for development of antibiotic resistance and focusses on current development in the research to counteract it. 

Author Biography

Archana Rath, Dept. of Biotechnology, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (East), Mumbai, INDIA
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biotechnology, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (East), Mumbai-400098, INDIA


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