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Discovery of a Pyrazine in a Natural Product : Tetramethylpyrazine from Cultures of a Strain of Bacillus subtilis

Nature volume 193, page 776 (24 February 1962) | Download Citation

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WHILE investigating products in cultures of a strain of Bacillus subtilis, we obtained a crystalline substance which sublimed very easily even at ordinary temperature and had the characteristic smell of fermented soybean.

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  1. Shizuoka College of Pharmacy, Shizuoka, Japan.

    • TAKUO KOSUGE
    •  & HIROKO KAMIYA

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