Marine Bacteria with Antiyeast Activity

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Science  21 Dec 1962:
Vol. 138, Issue 3547, pp. 1339-1340
DOI: 10.1126/science.138.3547.1339


Various marine substrates were examined quantitatively and qualitatively for marine bacteria. Of 132 isolates, 20 (six genera) showed some degree of inhibitory activity against 12 assay microorganisms. Inhibition was most frequent and most pronounced against terrestrial and marine-occurring yeasts.