spectinomycin

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)





More information about the Microbio mailing list