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The Taxonomic Distribution of Antibiotic-Producing Organisms

  • Hans Zähner
  • Werner K. Maas
Part of the Heidelberg Science Library book series (HSL)

Abstract

We shall make a few comments on limitations imposed on the detection of antibiotics before discussing the distribution of antibiotic-producers among living organisms.

Keywords

Sugar Moiety Macrolide Antibiotic Fusidic Acid Penicillium Notatum Genus Streptomyces 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Zähner
    • 1
  • Werner K. Maas
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für MikrobiologieUniversität TübingenWest Germany
  2. 2.New York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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