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Production of antibacterial activities by members of the family Pseudonocardiaceae: influence of nutrients

  • G. Platas
  • R. Morón
  • I. González
  • J. Collado
  • O. Genilloud
  • F. Peláez
  • M.T. Diez
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Abstract

The production of antibacterial substances under different nutritive conditions has been studied in members of the Pseudonocardiaceae family. The results show that media with low nitrogen content stimulate the production of antibacterial substances in the genera Amycolatopsis, Saccharomonospora and Saccharopolyspora, while strains from the genus Pseudonocardia produce these metabolites in media with moderate or high nitrogen content.

Antibacterial compounds antibiotics nutritional conditions Pseudonocardiaceae production medium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Platas
    • 1
  • R. Morón
    • 1
  • I. González
    • 1
  • J. Collado
    • 1
  • O. Genilloud
    • 1
  • F. Peláez
    • 1
  • M.T. Diez
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación Básica. Merck, Sharp and Dohme de España, Josefa Valcárcel, 38MadridSpain

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