Antibiotic Production in the Dacrymycetaceae

  title={Antibiotic Production in the Dacrymycetaceae},
  author={MARVIN N. Schwalb},
  • MARVIN N. Schwalb
  • Published 1966
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • UP to the present time only four species of Dacrymycetaceae have been tested for antibiotic activity against bacteria1–2. Using sporophore extracts, Wilkens and Harris found no activity against Bacterium (Escherichia) coli or Staphylococcus aureus by Femsjonia luteoalba Fr., Calocera cornea (Batch.) Fr., Calocera viscosa (Pers.) Fr. or Dacrymyces deliquescens (Bull.) Duby. The present investigation was undertaken after a zone of inhibition produced by a culture of Dacrymyces palmatus (Schw… CONTINUE READING
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