Experiments on the Action of Emetine in Cultures of Entamoeba Coli.

  title={Experiments on the Action of Emetine in Cultures of Entamoeba Coli.},
  author={Ann Bishop},
  pages={481 - 486}
  • A. Bishop
  • Published 1 December 1929
  • Biology
  • Parasitology
1. Two pure strains of Entamoeba coli, differing in their accompanying bacterial flora and experimental history, but identical morphologically, have been tested with emetine hydrochloride in vitro. 2. In a buffered and wholly liquid medium, with a pH varying between 6·8 and 7·2, emetine hydrochloride was found to be toxic to E. coli in dilutions between 1 : 300,000 and 1 : 600,000, the toxicity increasing with the alkalinity of the medium. 3. It is therefore concluded that emetine is about 16… 
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