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Alterations in Intestinal Microflora in the Terramycin-fed Rat.

Netrawali, M. S. and Rege, D. V. and Sreenivasan, A. (1962) Alterations in Intestinal Microflora in the Terramycin-fed Rat. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 21C (2). pp. 31-33.

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Abstract

Alterations in morphological characteristics and metabolic activities of coliforms isolated from faeces of rats fed terramycin over a long period have been studied. Coliforms from terramycin-fed group show tolerance to the antibiotic; those from vitamins-supplemented group also exhibit tolerance though to a lesser degree. No noticeable effect of in vitro addition of vitamins on growth is observable. Coliforms from antibiotic-fed group have lower capacity to utilize pyruvate and glucose; those from the group fed the antibiotic with vitamins show enhanced oxygen uptake with several tricarboxylic acid cycle intermediates.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: coliforms, terramycin, antibiotic
Subjects: 600 Technology > 01 Medical sciences > 17 Toxicology
Divisions: Dept. of Biochemistry
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 09:23
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 09:23
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/10895

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