beta-lactamase, β-lactamase

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(bāt″ă lak′tă-mās″, -māz″)

An enzyme that destroys the beta-lactam ring of penicillin-like antibiotics and makes them ineffective.

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(bāt″ă lak′tă-mās″, -māz″)

An enzyme that destroys the beta-lactam ring of penicillin-like antibiotics and makes them ineffective.

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