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Mechanism of resistance to thiostrepton in the producing-organism Streptomyces azureus

Nature volume 272, pages 792795 (27 April 1978) | Download Citation

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An antibiotic-producing organism, Streptomyces azureus, defends itself against its own toxic product by methylating the RNA of its ribosomes.

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    • Eric Cundliffe

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