• VETRISELVI SUBRAMANIYAN Department of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology, and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai, 600 117 Tamil Nadu, India
  • SURESH DHANARAJ Department of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology, and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai, 600 117 Tamil Nadu, India


K. pneumoniae, carbapenem resistance, uropathogens, Proteomics



Now it's a worldwide issue that carbapenem resistance is spreading. This has made K. pneumoniae infections more difficult to treat. All Klebsiella pneumonia's proteins were examined in this study, which focused on the carbapenem-resistant bacteria's response to meropenem.

Materials and Methods:

Proteomics (MALDI-TOF) and bioinformatics methods were combined to answer the new enigma of resistance. Functional annotation, pathway enrichment and protein–protein interaction were some of the uses of this data. Both KEGG and STRING played an important role (PPI).


Proteins that help synthesise DNA and RNA, proteins that aid in carbapenem degradation, and proteins that aid energy and intermediate metabolism are all subdivided into two classes.


 Bacterial survival and meropenem resistance may have been aided by four overexpressed proteins and their partners. A new anti-resistance medication based on these proteins could help restrict the growth of "bad bugs."


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How to Cite

SUBRAMANIYAN, V., & DHANARAJ, S. (2022). PROTEOMIC STUDY OF CARBAPENEM-RESISTANT K. PNEUMONIAE CLINICAL ISOLATES. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 14. Retrieved from



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