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Erythromycin: Mode of Action

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Science  27 Mar 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3613, pp. 1445-1446
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3613.1445

Abstract

Erythromycin, a specific inhibitor of protein biosynthesis, inhibited the incorporation of phenylalanine by a cell-free ribosomal system prepared from Escherichia coli.