anonymous
  • anonymous
why is penicilin completely useless for treating infections caused by fugi
Biology
  • Stacey Warren - Expert brainly.com
Hey! We 've verified this expert answer for you, click below to unlock the details :)
SOLVED
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
jamiebookeater
  • jamiebookeater
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
cathyangs
  • cathyangs
...*not completely sure this is biology* I'm pretty sure penicilin IS an fungi, and I believe it cant last long enough in the human body to get rid of fungi...
anonymous
  • anonymous
penicllin inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis. fungi do not have the same cell wall - hence it is useless against them
anonymous
  • anonymous
Because it is an anti-biotic, meaning it can only kill bacteria. The pencillin is a fungus, itself. To kill fungus, you need an anti-fungal just like you need an anti-viral to kill viruses.

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.