Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 45–53 | Cite as

Properties of a bacteriocin-like substance produced byStreptomyces virginiae

  • P. Roelants
  • F. Naudts
Article

Abstract

Streptomyces virginiae produces both spontaneously and after irradiation a substance of polypeptide nature which kills streptomycetes without lysis. In its increased synthesis after U.V.-irradiation, its narrow spectrum of action restricted to the streptomycetes, and its specific adsorption on living sensitive cells, this inhibitor resembles the bacteriocins.

Keywords

Polypeptide Streptomyces Sensitive Cell Specific Adsorption Narrow Spectrum 

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© Swets & Zeitlinger 1964

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Roelants
    • 1
  • F. Naudts
    • 1
  1. 1.Recherche & Industrie ThérapeutiquesRixensartBelgium

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