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Streptomyces

Streptomyces

(Science: bacteria) genus of gram-positive spore forming bacteria that grow slowly in soil or water as a branching filamentous mycelium similar to that of fungi. Important as the source of many antibiotics, for example streptomycin, tetracycline, chloramphenicol, macrolides.


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Re: incubating streptomyces lydicus

I am little bit confused of what you have mentioned. If you already have the fungi then how you have maintained it? Anyway, normally for fungal growth and maintenance you need to grow the fungi at 26-28C temparature for incubation on Potato Dextrose Agar (PDA). While you carry out with some experime...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Thu Mar 14, 2013 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubating streptomyces lydicus
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incubating streptomyces lydicus

im new to incubating fungi. i have the strain in what i think is some sort of clay powder. can anyone give me some steps to follow?

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by roscoman
Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:41 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: incubating streptomyces lydicus
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... So the question naturally is, where do these genes comes from? It goes on We have shown that the tet genes are found in the producing Streptomyces spp. and the otr genes are found in the nonproducing Mycobacterium spp. (Table ​(Table5).5). Eighteen of the tet genes and one of the otr genes ...

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by scottie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Enzyme that inactivates streptomycin

Why do you suppose Streptomyces griseus produces an enzyme that inactivates streptomycin?Why is this enzyme produced early in metabolism? :?:

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by Layd33foxx
Fri Apr 06, 2012 5:29 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Enzyme that inactivates streptomycin
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Calcium ions in the Cell

... on it I can't figure out, hoping someone may be able to shed some light/clear up the issues I have. Calcimycin, a toxin produced by the bacterium Streptomyces chartreusensis , acts as a mobile ion-carrier that allows Ca2+ ions to freely cross eukaryotic cell membranes, and indictors like Fluo5N ...

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by someguy456345
Sat Apr 24, 2010 3:05 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Calcium ions in the Cell
Replies: 4
Views: 7168
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