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Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 502-503

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An antibiotic with activity against gram-positive bacteria from the gentamicin-producing strain of Micromonospora purpurea

  •  K. RusnakAffiliated withBiology Department, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, USA
  • ,  J. TroyanovichAffiliated withMicrobiology Department, Schering-Plough Research Institute, 200 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, NJ 07033, USA
  • ,  R. MierzwaAffiliated withMicrobiology Department, Schering-Plough Research Institute, 200 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, NJ 07033, USA
  • ,  M. ChuAffiliated withMicrobiology Department, Schering-Plough Research Institute, 200 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, NJ 07033, USA
  • ,  M. PatelAffiliated withMicrobiology Department, Schering-Plough Research Institute, 200 Galloping Hill Road, Kenilworth, NJ 07033, USA
  • ,  M. WeinsteinAffiliated withThe Charles A. Dana Research Institute, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, USA

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Abstract.

A mixture of polycyclic aromatic compounds with activity against gram-positive bacteria was isolated from a gentamicin-producing species of Micromonospora.