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The Antibiotic Agent from Marasmius ramealis

Nature volume 162, pages 6162 (10 July 1948) | Download Citation

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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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  1. Chemical Institute, University of Uppsala.

    • GERD BENDZ
  2. State Bacteriological Laboratory, Stockholm.

    • GÖSTA WALLMARK
  3. Institute of Physiological Botany, University of Uppsala. March 5.

    • KARIN ÖBLOM

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