A reinvestigation of flavacidin, the penicillin produced by Aspergillus flavus

  • ADLER M
  • WINTERSTEINER O
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Abstract

In a preliminary communication Fried, Koerber, and Wintersteiner (1) reported the results of their study in 1944 on the chemical nature of ('flavacidin," the penicillin produced by Aspergillus flavus. The evidence then available seemed to indicate that flavacidin was a new penicillin not produced by Penicillium notatum; namely, 3-pentenylpenicillin, mixed with some benzylpenicillin (penicillin G).

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  • SGR: 84957900714
  • PUI: 608341439
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-84957900714
  • ISSN: 00219258

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  • M. ADLER

  • O. WINTERSTEINER

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