The nutrition of Staphylococcus aureus; nicotinic acid and vitamin B(1).

@article{knight1937TheNO,
  title={The nutrition of Staphylococcus aureus; nicotinic acid and vitamin B(1).},
  author={brian. g. knight},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1937},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={731-7}
}
HITHERTO Staphylococcus aureus has not been grown in media of completely known chemical composition. With a medium in which most of the nutrients were known (amino-acids and glucose) it has been necessary to add a supplement, quantitatively very small but qualitatively essential, before growth can occur. The necessity for the supplement was first shown by Hughes [1932] and later by Knight [1935], who used autolysed yeast extract (marmite) as a rich source of the growth factor and acid… CONTINUE READING

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