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Cordycepin, a Metabolic Product isolated from Cultures of Cordyceps militaris (Linn.) Link.

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PREVIOUS work on Cordyceps militaris (Linn.) Link, has been confined to morphology, life-history and relationships1 and physiology2. A study of possible antibiotic production by the mould was suggested by the observation that host tissue incorporated in the pseudosclerotium is resistant to decay.

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CUNNINGHAM, K., MANSON, W., SPRING, F. et al. Cordycepin, a Metabolic Product isolated from Cultures of Cordyceps militaris (Linn.) Link.. Nature 166, 949 (1950). https://doi.org/10.1038/166949a0

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