Long-chain fatty acids of Sporothrix (Sporotrichum) schenckii.


A number of strains purporting to belong to the species Sporothrix schenckii were examined for their fatty acid content. The majority of the strains were isolated from cases of sporotrichosis. Two strains were reputedly saprophytic. In all cases except the two saprophytic ones the major fatty acid was a C18 diene. Considerable amounts of palmitic acid and… (More)


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@article{Stretton1976LongchainFA, title={Long-chain fatty acids of Sporothrix (Sporotrichum) schenckii.}, author={Rachel Stretton and Rhonda Dart}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={1976}, volume={3 6}, pages={635-6} }