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Name: Tanya
Status: other
Grade: 12+
Location: VA
Country: USA
Date: Winter 2013-14


Question: How does erythromycin work on a cellular level?



Replies:
Hi Tanya, Ery binds to the ribosomes of bacteria (where proteins are made), and prevents them from making more proteins, which prevents the cells from dividing.

Hope this helps, Burr



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