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The Actinomycetes. Vol. II. Classification, Identification and Descriptions of Genera and Species.
- S. Waksman
The price is high but the need for an authoritative taxonomic treatise on this very difficult group of organisms is so great that it may be regarded as money well spent.
Streptomycin, a Substance Exhibiting Antibiotic Activity Against Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria.∗†
- A. Schatz, E. Bugle, S. Waksman
- Biology, MedicineClinical orthopaedics and related research
- 1 January 1944
Summary A new antibacterial substance, designated as streptomycin, was isolated from two strains of an actinomyces related to an organism described as Actinomyces griseus. This substance resembles…
The Nomenclature and Classification of the Actinomycetes
The code should be modified to permit generic names in wide usage based upon type cultures to have priority over names based merely upon morphologic descriptions, to avoid similar dilemmas in the future.
Principles of Soil Microbiology
- S. Waksman
- Environmental ScienceNature
THE demonstration of Schloesing and Muntz in 1877 that in sewage beds ammonia is converted into nitrate by biological agencies, and the further demonstration by Warington that two species of bacteria…
MICROÖRGANISMS CONCERNED IN THE OXIDATION OF SULFUR IN THE SOIL II. THIOBACILLUS THIOOXIDANS, A NEW SULFUR-OXIDIZING ORGANISM ISOLATED FROM THE SOIL
A brief review of the process of isolation of the organism is presented, which succeeded in isolating a small bacterium which is active in the oxidation of the sulfur.
Laboratory Manual of General Microbiology with Special Reference to the Microorganisms of the Soil