Actinomyces from the soil

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Blog got hacked with a recent breach in WordPress security, I'll…

New Streptomyces - New synthesis step - and soon, a new lab (hopefully)

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Many a hastily packed column have been run in the past few weeks,…

Environmental isolation of actinomycetes from terrestrial and saline soil

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Being part way through the awesome book Experiment Eleven has…

Scale up week: GRAMS ON GRAMS

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Going to be a short post as I've been pretty busy in the lab,…

Recrystalization of Meldrum's acid from acetone - Prepping for the pilot reaction

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So the reagents for the synthesis are finally almost all here,…

Bacillus subtilis vs. homegrown penicillin

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This is an update post on the quest to isolate a Penicillium…