The Antibiotic Agent from Marasmius ramealis

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IT has earlier been shown that species of the genus Marasmius produce substances inhibiting the growth of Staphylococcus aureus1. Our investigations now show that Marasmius ramealis Fr. exercises an antibiotic effect upon various pathogenic bacteria in vitro.

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BENDZ, G., WALLMARK, G. & ÖBLOM, K. The Antibiotic Agent from Marasmius ramealis. Nature 162, 61–62 (1948) doi:10.1038/162061b0

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