Dactylosporangium

Dactylosporangium

[‚dak·tə·lō·spə′rän·jē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Actunoplanaceae; fingerlike sporangia are formed in clusters, each containing a single row of three or four motile spores.
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A team of scientists working in Switzerland has shown how pyridomycin, a natural antibiotic produced by the bacterium Dactylosporangium fulvum, works.
The new drug is actually a natural product secreted by a soil bacterium called Dactylosporangium fulvum and has been found effective against drugresistant forms of tuberculosis as well.