Interference with cellular incorporation of substrates into Staphylococcus aureus by hormones.

@article{Fitzgerald1971InterferenceWC,
  title={Interference with cellular incorporation of substrates into Staphylococcus aureus by hormones.},
  author={Thomas J. Fitzgerald and William W. Yotis},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={1971},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={
          97-106
        }
}
Summary Hormonal effects on substrate incorporation into various cellular fractions such as protein, nucleic acid and mucopeptide, have been investigated to elucidate the reported steroidal retardation of staphylococcal growth. Bacteria suspended in synthetic medium were exposed to 14C-compounds in the presence and absence of hormones. Progesterone at 40 μg per ml significantly altered the entrance of glutamic acid, lysine and alanine into all cellular fractions of Staphylococcus aureus. With… 
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