Antibiotics pp 617-620 | Cite as


  • David Gottlieb


Flavensomycin was first isolated from a culture of Streptomyces tanaschiensis by Craveri and Giolitti (1957) and later from a culture of S. griseus (Chacko and Gottlieb, 1965). A culture, S. cavourensis, has also been denoted by Dr. R. Craveri as a flavensomycin producer. A literature survey failed to reveal whether S. cavourensis was originally S. tanaschiensis or is a different organism. Recent studies indicate the possibility that S. cavourensis belongs to the species S. griseus.


Pyridine Nucleotide NADH Oxidation Streptomyces Griseus Phenazine Methosulfate Succinate Oxidation 
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