An antibacterial active against P. mirabilis was isolated from the culture of Streptomyces hygroscopicus subsp. limoneus, validamycin producer. The antibiotic was found to be produced with a non-validamycin producing condition. The antibiotic was identified as nocardamine with the analytical data, IR, 1H-NMR and 13C-NMR spectra.
non-validamycin producing condition