Effect of 4-azaleucine upon leucine metabolism in Salmonella typhimurium.

Abstract

dl-4-Azaleucine (5 x 3(-3)m) added to exponentially growing cells of Salmonella typhimurium resulted in an abrupt cessation of growth lasting 4 to 8 hr followed by a resumption of division. The transitory nature of inhibition was not due to the instability or modification of the analogue or to a derepression of leucine-forming enzymes. Of many compounds… (More)

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