Knowing Why You Believe What You Believe –  Miyagi Mornings Epi-122 — 1 Comment

  1. Yes it is good to look things up, but it’s sad when you find them doing bad things to good products.

    The early chemistry of Ivermectin,

    Fermentation of Streptomyces avermitilis yields eight closely related avermectin homologues, of which B1a and B1b form the bulk of the products isolated. In a separate chemical step, the mixture is hydrogenated to give ivermectin, which is an approximately 80:20 mixture of the two 22,23-dihydroavermectin compounds

    Look up “Streptomyces avermitilis” to see what they are doing with it now.