Chemical and biological properties of mycobactins isolated from various mycobacteria.

@article{Snow1969ChemicalAB,
  title={Chemical and biological properties of mycobactins isolated from various mycobacteria.},
  author={Glenn A. Snow and A. J. Campbell White},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1969},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={
          1031-50
        }
}
Nine different strains of mycobacteria grown on media deficient in iron all produced mycobactins. Most strains produced one mycobactin in great preponderance. Mycobacteria from clearly distinct taxonomic groups gave mycobactins differing in the structure of their nuclei. One group of taxonomically related mycobacteria produced mycobactins having the same nucleus but with different distributions of side chains within the homologous mixtures. Simple methods are described for identifying… Expand
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