Preparation of Prodigiosin-like Pigments for Antimalarial Testing.
Annual summary rept. 1 Sep 71-15 Aug 72,
RUTGERS - THE STATE UNIV NEW BRUNSWICK N J
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By fermentation using Streptomyces longisporus ruber 3762, Actinomadura madurae R-39 and A. pelletieri 610 we have prepared and purified 500 mg. each of 3 basic pigments for antimalarial testing. These red pigments have similar, rather unusual chemical structures, including 3 pyrrole rings as well as a large carbocyclic ring. Author