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Antibiotic produced by Bacillus subtilis ATCC 55422 capable of inhibiting bacteria
Patent number: 5364623
Assignee: Bristol Myers Squibb Company (Princeton, NJ)
Inventors: Pramathesh S. Patel (Ringoes, NJ), Friedrich Mayerl (Norwalk, CT), Edward Meyers (East Brunswick, NJ)
The invention is drawn to an antibiotic produced by Bacillus subtilis ATCC 55422 having a nominal molecular weight of 580 and the empirical formula C.sub.35 H.sub.48 O.sub.7, or a salt thereof. The antibiotic is useful in inhibiting the growth of bacteria, including Escherichia, Klebsiella, Proteus, Serratia, Bacillus and Staphylococcus.