Springer Online Journal Archives 1860-2000
Process Engineering, Biotechnology, Nutrition Technology
Summary Cephalosporin acetylesterase activity was detected in a number of fusaria tested. Of these Fusarium oxysporum AY F-298 was found to be the most active. Deacetyl derivatives of cephalothin and phenoxymethyl cephalosporin prepared by hydrolysis of the parent compounds with AY F-298 showed low antimicrobial activity.
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