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IN VITRO EVIDENCE OF REGENERATION OF ACTIVE PENICILLIN FROM PENICILLIN ESTERS

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Science  04 May 1945:
Vol. 101, Issue 2627, pp. 462-463
DOI: 10.1126/science.101.2627.462

Abstract

It has been found that methyl and ethyl esters of penicillin may be hydrolyzed in vitro to yield 26 and 16 per cent. respectively of the theoretical bacteriostatically active penicillin.

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