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Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 78–80 | Cite as

Effect of phosphate on antibiotic and extracellular protein production by Myxococcus coralloides D

  • Francisco Gonzalez
  • M. Dolores Montoya
  • Ester Fárez
  • José M. Arias
  • Enrique Montoya
Applied Microbiology Short Contribution

Summary

The effect of inorganic phosphate concentrations on antibiotic and extracellular protein production by Myxococcus coralloides D have been examined. Antibiotic production by growing cells of this myxobacterium was maximal at phosphate concentrations of 10–20 mM, but was inhibited by concentrations higher than 20 mM. The total extracellular protein and the extracellular protein per cell ratio were independent of phosphate levels in the culture broth.

Keywords

Phosphate Protein Production Culture Broth Phosphate Concentration Extracellular Protein 
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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco Gonzalez
    • 1
  • M. Dolores Montoya
    • 1
  • Ester Fárez
    • 1
  • José M. Arias
    • 1
  • Enrique Montoya
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Microbiologia, Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de GranadaGranadaSpain

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