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 (wăks′mən), Selman Abraham 1888-1973.
Ukrainian-born American microbiologist. He won a 1952 Nobel Prize for discovering the antibiotic streptomycin.
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Waksman

(ˈwæksmən)
n
(Biography) Selman Abraham. 1888–1973, US microbiologist, born in Russia. He discovered streptomycin: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1952
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The serial dilution technique are used for the isolation of fungi from the soil (Kutateladze et al., 2016; Waksman, 1922) The twenty-five grams of the soil samples were mixed with a solution 225 ml of 1% peptone water (Choudhary & Jain, 2012a; Sharpley, 1966; Mohanasrinvasan et al., 2012) with some modification.
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Various methods used for isolation of fungi from soil include soil dilution method (Waksman, 1922), soil plate method (Warcup, 1950), direct isolation (Zakaria et al., 2011), soil washing method (Gams and Domsch, 1967).
Waksman in 1943, streptomycin was "the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis," as stated on the 1952 Nobel Prize notice.
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