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Stylomycin, P638, Puromycin
Puromycin is a protein synthesis inhibitor. Puromycin causes premature chain termination. It is an aminonuclease antibiotic used for selection and maintenance of cell lines expressing a transfected pac gene. Origin: Streptomyces alboniger
Selman Waksman defined the term antibiotic in 1942 to describe any substance produced by a microorganism that is antagonistic to the growth of other microorganisms in high dilution. While this ...
What does fermentation mean? Fermentation (from latin fermentare) is generally defined as a conversion of material under aerobic or anaerobic conditions influenced by micro-organisms. "Micro-organism" is a collective term for usually ...