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SUMMARY: The inhibition of growth of a brewer’s yeast and four other yeasts by -ethionine, and the annulment of the inhibition by -methionine were examined. -Methyl- -cysteine, -methionine sulphoxide and --amino--butyric acid were also able to decrease the growth inhibition. At a fivefold molar concentration, -methyl cysteine annulled completely the effect of ethionine on the brewer’s yeast. -Ethyl- -cysteine was ineffective and in certain conditions it acted as a growth inhibitor; this inhibition was annulled by methionine and by -methylcysteine.

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