Rudolf Fullybright, Quantification of Biological Resistance: A Unifying Unit and Scale of Resistance(2016)SDRP Journal of Biomedical Engineering 1(1)
Accurate quantification of biological resistance has been impossible so far. Among the various forms of biological resistance which exist in nature, pathogen resistance to drugs in medicine is a familiar one. However, as in the case of other forms of resistance, accurately quantifying drug resistance in pathogens has been impossible up to now. Here, we introduce a mathematically-defined and uniform procedure for the absolute quantification of biological resistance deployed by any living organism in the biological realm—including and beyond drug resistance in infectious diseases medicine. The scheme introduced makes possible the exact measurement or computation of the extent to which resistance is deployed by any living organism regardless of kingdom and regardless of the mechanism of resistance involved. Furthermore, the second law of resistance indicating that resistance has the potential to increase to infinite levels, and the third law of resistance indicating that resistance comes to an end once interaction stops, the resistance units function proposed here is fully compatible with both the second and third laws of resistance.