Accession Number : AD0777012

Title :   Preparation of Prodigiosin-like Pigments for Antimalarial Testing.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Sep 72-Sep 73,

Corporate Author : RUTGERS - THE STATE UNIV NEW BRUNSWICK N J INST OF MICROBIOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Gerber,Nancy N.

Report Date : 15 OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : By fermentation using Streptomyces longisporus ruber 3762 and S. sp. Y-42 the authors prepared and purified 500 mg each of 3 basic pigments for antimalarial testing. One of these and two prepared earlier were active against malaria in mice. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Prodigiosin, *Antimalarials, Actinomyces, Streptomyces, Antibiotics, Chemotherapeutic agents, Organic pigments, Fermentation, Preparation, Bioassay, Mice

Subject Categories : Pharmacology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE