Jorge L. Galazzo jlg at alumnae.caltech.edu
Tue Mar 18 10:46:23 EST 1997

In article <tburmei-1803971042400001 at gwdppp08.gwdg.de>,
Thomas Burmeister <tburmei at gwdg.de> wrote:
>Hi Olivier,
>Spectinomycin is a aminoglycoside-antibiotic. it is obtained from
>cultures of Streptomyces spectabilis (a fungus). It acts - like all
>aminoglycosides - by binding to bacterial ribosomes (small spheric 

Just for the record: Streptomyces spectabilis is a bacteria which
grows in filaments.

J Galazzo (jlg at alumni.caltech.edu)

>Thomas Burmeister (Germany)

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