Soil Organisms

Kah Tong, Seow seow at unixg.ubc.ca
Tue Oct 24 03:44:58 EST 1995

In article <9509208142.AA814203561 at internetmail.pr.cyanamid.com>,

>In article <45lvmt$25h at milo.mcs.anl.gov>
>Mark Fuller <mark_fuller at qmgate.anl.gov> writes:
>>Anybody know what antimicrobials I might use to inhibit gram negatives
>>in soil while leaving the gram positives totally unaffected?  Normal...
>Although I have already sent an answer directly to Mr. Fuller, I have been 
>surprised (and disappointed) that no one yet has mentioned the monobactams, 
>developed for use as antimicrobial agents with specific inhibitory activity 
>against Gram-negative organisms.  These were described as "magic bullets" 
>against Gram-negatives when they were first disclosed in the early 1980s.

Could you please suggest some references as to the use of manobactams on
gram negative bacteria. Thank you.

Kah Tong, Seow
Univ of British Columbia

Kah Tong, Seow
West East Centre for Microbial Diversity
University of British Columbia

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