Actinoplanes

Actinoplanes

[‚ak·tə·nō′plā·nēz]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Actinoplanaceae having aerial mycelia and spherical to subspherical sporangia; spores are spherical and motile by means of a tuft of polar flagella.
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Acarbose, a complex of oligosaccharides isolated from Actinoplanes sp.
Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Actinoplanes and transfer of Actinoplanes minutisporangius Ruan et al.
Initially patented in 1995 as Actinoplanes sp or the bacteria strain called SE 50, the global marketing of the drug as Acarbose, commenced in 2000.