, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 294–295 | Cite as

A crystalline, toxic, peptide metabolite ofTrichoderma spp. isolated from soil

  • D. Brewer
  • A. W. Hanson
  • I. M. Shaw
  • A. Taylor
  • G. A. Jones


Isolates ofTrichoderma spp. from pasture soils of Nova Scotia produce at least 7 toxic peptides, probably related to alamethicin, some of which inhibit the growth of cellulase producing rumen bacteria. One of the peptides has been obtained in crystalline form and crystal data on this material is reported.


Peptide Cellulase Nova Scotia Crystalline Form Crystal Data 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Brewer
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. W. Hanson
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. M. Shaw
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Taylor
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. A. Jones
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.National Research Council of CanadaAtlantic Regional LaboratoryHalifaxNova Scotia
  2. 2.Department of Dairy and Food ScienceUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonSaskatchewan Canada

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