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A study of the enzymatic profile of soil isolates of Nocardia asteroides


, : A study of the enzymatic profile of soil isolates of Nocardia asteroides. Mycopathologia 143(3): 151-154

The API-ZYM system was used to study the enzyme profile of 42 soil isolates and 2 clinical isolates of N. asteroides. Of the 19 enzymes tested, only 7 were demonstrable in >90% of the soil isolates.

Accession: 003027473

DOI: 10.1023/a:1006901230367

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