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For example, streptomycin, which has been used to treat tuberculosis and plague, is produced by the bacterium Streptomyces griseus.
The 1952 medicine and physiology prize went to Selman Waksman for the discovery of the antibiotic streptomycin, and ignored Waksman’s graduate student Albert Schatz, who actually found the chemical.
Waksman was awarded a Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology in 1952 for his work in discovering Streptomyces grieses and creating streptomycin.
Today, streptomycin has been replaced with more effective antibiotics.
And mark the calendar to spray the plants with agricultural streptomycin during peak bloom season next time around.
Of the Enterococci, at least 90 percent of those found in each species were resistant to tetracycline; from 50 percent to 70 percent were resistant to erythromycin; and from 10 percent to 40 percent were resistant to ciprofloxacin and streptomycin —
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