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The Journal of Antibiotics
Vol. 27 (1974) No. 11 P 814-821

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http://doi.org/10.7164/antibiotics.27.814


Salinomycin is a new polyether antibiotic produced by a strain of Streptomyces albus (ATCC 21838). The antibiotic is purified by solvent extraction followed by chromatography on alumina or silica gel. It is a weakly acidic compound and has the molecular formula C42H70O11. Salinomycin exhibits activity against gram-positive bacteria including mycobacteria and some filamentous fungi. and is effective in the treatment of coccidial infection of poultry.

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