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Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6 and Biotin as Growth Substances for some Ascomycetes

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IN continuation of earlier published investigations1 on the significance of vitamin B1 (aneurin, thiamin) and biotin (vitamin H) for the growth of different fungi, the need for growth substances of a number of Ascomycetes has been more closely studied. Leaving aside yeast-fungi, only relatively few of these have been more thoroughly examined in this respect2.

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FRIES, N. Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6 and Biotin as Growth Substances for some Ascomycetes. Nature 152, 105 (1943). https://doi.org/10.1038/152105a0

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