Biochemical Chlorination in Streptomyces aureofaciens


THIS communication is concerned with the effect of chlorinated fatty acids on the formation of chlortetracycline. Experiments were carried out with shake cultures of Streptomyces aureofaciens, strain B-28 (ref. 1).


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KOLLÁR, S., JÁRAI, M. Biochemical Chlorination in Streptomyces aureofaciens . Nature 188, 665 (1960).

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