Formation of 6-Aminopenicillanic Acid from Penicillin by Enzymatic Hydrolysis

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WE have found that enzymatic activity which brings about reaction (1) is fairly widespread among micro-organisms :

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ROLINSON, G., BATCHELOR, F., BUTTERWORTH, D. et al. Formation of 6-Aminopenicillanic Acid from Penicillin by Enzymatic Hydrolysis. Nature 187, 236–237 (1960). https://doi.org/10.1038/187236a0

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