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Over the years, antibiotics have provided an effective treatment for a number of microbial diseases. However recently, there has been an increase in resistant microorganisms that have adapted to our current antibiotics. One of the most dangerous pathogens is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). With the rise in the cases of MRSA and other(More)
The actinomycete Streptomyces platensis produces two compounds that display antibacterial activity: platensimycin and platencin. These compounds were discovered by the Merck Research Laboratories, and a complex insoluble production medium was reported. We have used this medium as our starting point in our studies. In a previous study, we developed a(More)
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