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The Journal of Antibiotics
Vol. 42 (1989) No. 1 P 14-17

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http://doi.org/10.7164/antibiotics.42.14


Myxochelin A, a new catechole siderophore, was isolated from the culture broth of the myxobacterium, Angiococcus disciformis strain An d30. As is the case with other iron-chelating compounds the production of myxochelin A could be markedly increased up to 44 mg/liter by fermentation at low iron concentrations (10-7 M FeCl3). The new substance showed weak activity against some bacteria.

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