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Streptomyces

(strĕp'təmī`sēz), bacterial genus of the order Actinomycetales, members of which resemble fungi in their branching filamentous structure. Various species produce such antibiotics as streptomycinstreptomycin
, antibiotic produced by soil bacteria of the genus Streptomyces and active against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria (see Gram's stain), including species resistant to other antibiotics, e.g.
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 and various tetracyclinestetracycline
, any of a group of antibiotics produced by bacteria of the genus Streptomyces. They are effective against a wide range of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria, interfering with protein synthesis in these microorganisms (see Gram's stain).
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A strain of Streptomyces sp DPUA1559 isolated from lichens of the Amazon region, belonging to the collection of the Departamento de Parasitologia, Universidade Federal do Amazonas (Manaus, AM, Brazil) was used.
The only scenario which can accomplish this result is the finding of new strains of Actinomycetes, specifically Streptomyces sp.
Department of Energy Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers demonstrated production of the lactam precursors using an enzymeacyl-CoA ligasefrom Streptomyces aizunensis.
The study confirmed that all of the tested strains belonged to the genus Streptomyces and 7 out of 10 strains could be identified to the species level.
A new angucycline and a new butenolide isolated from lichen-derived Streptomyces spp.
2880-ii, a metabolite related to ferulic acid from streptomyces griseoflavus, J.
A great number of these potential drugs appear to be made by bacteria that live in mutually beneficial relationships with sponges across the world, including Salinispora and marine Streptomyces species.
D1 and Bacillus circulans showed highest asparaginase yield was 45C; this was in contrast with the report of Narayana [17] on the optimum incubation temperature for Streptomyces albidoflavus.