actinomycete


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actinomycete

[‚ak·tə·nō′mī‚sēt]
(microbiology)
Any member of the bacterial family Actinomycetaceae.
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Increasing pH reduced the toxicity of nickel to bacteria, an actinomycete, a yeast, and a filamentous fungus (Babich and Stotzky 1982a, 1982b, 1983a, 1983c).
The number of bacteria and actinomycete increases up to 1000 times in the digested materials after passing through the inner guts of earthworms [8].
Partners target development of novel metabolic engineering tools for cytotoxin-producing actinomycetes --
Nystatin is an antibiotic, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces noursei and used especially in the treatment of fungal infections.
today announced a collaborative agreement designed to utilize T Cell's proprietary screening and functional assay technology to identify small molecule immunoregulatory therapeutic compounds using MYCOsearch's proprietary fungus and actinomycete fermentation extracts and natural products chemistry.
THIO, isolated from a marine actinomycete, also demonstrated in vivo activity against lung cancer models in animal studies, Rosen said.
Antitumor anthraquinones from an endophytic actinomycete Micromonospora lupini sp.
Brian Murphy, assistant professor of medicinal chemistry and pharmacognosy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is collecting actinomycete bacteria from water throughout the world in a hunt for new antibiotics.
asteroides belongs to the Actinomycete order of bacteria, the same order as Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Corynebacteria diphtheria.
The students each selected diverse soil samples and were successful in isolating numerous streptomycetes from each of the samples with two students isolating the rare actinomycete Mircomonsopora.
Chief executive Robin Lockwood said after four years the company is now ready to proceed to the next stage of development for antibiotics sourced from natural products, specifically from its own unique actinomycete bacteria collection.
A Gene Cluster Encoding Cholesterol Catabolism in a Soil Actinomycete Provides Insight into Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Survival in Macrophages.