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Marine Biology

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 223–227 | Cite as

Prodigiosin metabolites of a marine Pseudomonas species

  • N. M. Gandhi
  • J. R. Patell
  • J. Gandhi
  • N. J. De Souza
  • H. Kohl
Article

Abstract

The major pigment of a marine micro-organism was identified as prodigiosin on the basis of analytical and spectral data. Two minor pigments were tentatively assigned structures, from thin-layer chromatography (TLC) and mass spectral data, as prodigiosin homologs with 3-n-hexyl and 3-n-heptyl side-chains. The micro-organism was classified as a new Pseudomonas species on the basis of its morphological and biochemical characteristics. It was named Pseudomonas magnesiorubra (ATCC No. 21856).

Keywords

Chromatography Pseudomonas Spectral Data Biochemical Characteristic Mass Spectral Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. M. Gandhi
    • 1
  • J. R. Patell
    • 1
  • J. Gandhi
    • 1
  • N. J. De Souza
    • 1
  • H. Kohl
    • 1
  1. 1.Research CentreHoechst Pharmaceuticals LimitedBombayIndia

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