Agricultural and Biological Chemistry
Online ISSN : 1881-1280
Print ISSN : 0002-1369
ISSN-L : 0002-1369
Toromycin, a New Antibiotic Produced by Streptomyces collinus subsp. albescens subsp. nov
Kazunori HATANOEiji HIGASHIDEMotoo SHIBATAYukihiko KAMEDASatoshi HORII
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1980 Volume 44 Issue 5 Pages 1157-1163

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A new antibiotic, toromycin (antibiotic B-21085) was isolated as yellow crystals from the culture broth of Streptomyces collinus subsp. albescens subsp. nov. The antibiotic has the molecular formula C27H26O9 and is the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon group of antibiotics. Toromycin is active against gram-positive bacteria, mycobacteria, mycoplasma, DNA viruses and some bacteriophages.

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