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  Streptomyces - MicrobeWiki
Several species of Streptomyces are involved in a symbiotic relationship with species of ants in the genus Attini.
The small bacterium in the streptomyces genus inhabits the cuticles of the ants, and aids in weeding their fungal gardens.
Cloning and analysis of the telomere and terminal inverted repeat of the linear chromosome of Streptomyces griseus.
microbewiki.kenyon.edu /index.php/Streptomyces   (989 words)

 Streptomyces file 1
1951) Witt and Stackebrandt 1991 be a heterotypic synonym of "Streptomyces olivoreticuli subsp.
"Actinomyces Streptothrix annulatus" (sic) Beijerinck 1912, "Actinomyces annulatus" (sic) Beijerinck 1912, "Streptomyces annulatus" (sic) (Beijerinck 1912) Waksman in Waksman and Lechevalier 1953.
1961) Witt and Stackebrandt 1991 is a heterotypic synonym of "Streptomyces caespitosus" (NBRC 13490).
www.bacterio.cict.fr /s/streptomycesa.html   (7474 words)

  Streptomyces - Encyclopedia.com
Streptomyces, bacterial genus of the order Actinomycetales, members of which resemble fungi in their branching filamentous structure.
A study of feather-degrading streptomyces isolated from avian sources.
potato is caused by the actinomycete, Streptomyces scabies (Lambert and Loria, 1989...
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Streptom.html   (1029 words)

 BioMed Central | Full text | Mycelium development in Streptomyces antibioticusATCC11891 occurs in an orderly pattern ...
Streptomyces is a naturally occurring bacterium in soil and is likely to be present in aquatic habitats as well [1].
Wildermuth H, Wehrli E, Horne RW: The surface structure of spores and aerial mycelium in Streptomyces coelicolor.
Novella IS, Barbes C, Sanchez J: Sporulation of Streptomyces antibioticus ETH 7451 in submerged culture.
www.biomedcentral.com /1471-2180/5/51   (5481 words)

 CWC Streptomyces Lab
Yu T-W, Chen CW (1993) The unstable melC operon of Streptomyces antibioticus is co-deleted with a Tn4811-homologous locus.
Lin Y-S, Kieser HM, Hopwood DA, Chen CW (1993) The chromosomal DNA of Streptomyces lividans 66 is linear.
Lin Y-S, Chen CW (1997) Instability of artificailly circularised chromosomes of Streptomyces lividans.
www.ym.edu.tw /ig/cwc/publications.htm   (393 words)

Few species of Streptomyces are pathogenic for animals, although a few species cause plant diseases.
Streptomyces species produce spores from aerial filaments called sporophores.
Streptomyces species are found worldwide in soil and are important in soil ecology.
www.microbiologybytes.com /video/Streptomyces.html   (442 words)

 CDC - Streptomyces bikiniensis Bacteremia
We describe the isolation of Streptomyces bikiniensis from multiple blood cultures in a single patient over the course of 1 week, further illustrating that Streptomyces is pathogenic and a cause of bacteremia even in the absence of overt clinical symptoms and risk factors.
The Streptomyces isolate was susceptible to vancomycin, amikacin, cotrimoxazole, erythromycin, cephazolin, and tetracycline and was resistant to ampicillin, penicillin, oxacillin, and clindamycin.
Streptomyces isolated from blood cultures should not be dismissed as contaminants without careful consideration of the clinical situation; the isolation of Streptomyces from repeat blood cultures strongly suggests a pathogenic role.
www.cdc.gov /Ncidod/EID/vol9no2/02-0275.htm   (1019 words)

 Annual report of Bacterial Genetics and Differentiation for year 2005
Streptomyces are remarkable in terms of the morphological and metabolic differentiation phenomena that they present.
Streptomyces and closely related genera produce more than 50% of the 200 commercially available antibiotics and most of the 10,000 known antibiotics.
Indeed, one of the surprises brought by the genome sequencing of Streptomyces was the fact that the best-studied species contain a number of cryptic genes clusters involved in secondary metabolism.
www.pasteur.fr /recherche/RAR/RAR2005/Gbacdiff-en.html   (779 words)

The genome of Streptomyces coelicolor has recently been fully sequenced at the Sanger centre in the UK, Nature 417, 141 -147, Bentley et al (1)
S coelicolor is a soil bacterium that has many different metabolic processes and biotransformations that allow it to live under a wide range of conditions in the soil and use a wide range of metabolic pathways to, for example, degrade insoluble remains of other organisms.
So we see that functionality and DNA has been added to genome of S coelicolor since its divergence from M tuberculosis and C diphtheriae; evidence which stand in contradiction to the claim that information cannot be added to the genome through evolution.
www.evolutionpages.com /Streptomyces.htm   (704 words)

 Streptomyces scabies
USDA to sequence the genome of Streptomyces scabies strain 87.22 in collaboration with Rosemary Loria of the Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University.
Streptomyces scabies is an important bacterial plant pathogen, and is the causative agent of potato scab.
The genome was estimated to be around 8.1 Mb in length with a G+C content of approximately 72%.
www.sanger.ac.uk /Projects/S_scabies   (304 words)

 CiteULike: Posttranslational processing of the xylanase Xys1L from Streptomyces halstedii JM8 is carried out by ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The xylanase Xys1L from Streptomyces halstedii JM8 is known to be processed extracellularly, to produce a protein of 33.7 kDa, Xys1S, that retains catalytic activity but not its cellulose-binding capacity.
The genes of two of these extracellular serine proteases, denominated SpB and SpC, were cloned from Streptomyces lividans 66 (a strain commonly used as a host for protein secretion), sequenced, and overexpressed in S. lividans; both purified proteases were able to process Xys1L in vitro.
The involvement of serine proteases in xylanase processing-degradation in vivo was demonstrated by co-expression of the xylanase gene (xysA) and the gene encoding the serine protease inhibitor (SLPI) from S. lividans.
www.citeulike.org /user/robert/article/498893   (463 words)

Den bildar sporer vilket gör att den kan överleva torka och det krävs en uttorkningsperiod på minst ett år för att helt bli av med den.
Streptomyces bildar ett jordkällardoftande ämne som förknippas med den typiska mögellukten.
Streptomyces är väldigt svårt att sanera kemiskt, lukten försvinner bara temporärt och återkommer efter några veckor.
www.husdoktorn.nu /mikrobiologiska.htm   (680 words)

 Streptomyces soil rot of sweetpotato
Streptomyces soil rot (pox) is a widespread and destructive disease of sweetpotato in North Carolina.
Streptomyces soil rot (or pox) is caused by the pathogen Streptomyces ipomoea, a prokaryotic actinomycete.
Cultivars 'Jasper' and 'Beauregard' are resistant to the streptomyces soil rot.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /depts/pp/notes/oldnotes/vg3.htm   (1005 words)

 Protease and amylase production of Streptomyces rimosus in submerged and solid state cultivations
The protease activity of Streptomyces rimosus TM-55 was first detected after 12 h of growth in submerged cultivation, and this activity peaked after 166 h of incubation.
Streptomyces rimosus K-0K-02 had serine alkaline protease, leucine aminopeptidase, and trypsin-like protease that were stable from pH 4.5 to 9.0 (Renko et al., 1981, 1989; Vitale et al., 1986).
Streptomyces rimosus K-0K-02 had a leucine aminopeptidase stable up to 70°C and had a trypsin-like protease that was stable up to 40°C (Vitale et al., 1986; Renko et al., 1989).
ejournal.sinica.edu.tw /bbas/content/1999/4/bot404-02.html   (3667 words)

 Streptomyces coelicolor
The Streptomyces research group is seeking knowledge of Streptomyces genetics, molecular biology and physiology, which will provide background to their use for applied objectives as well as yielding a wealth of fundamental knowledge of prokaryotic genetics with wide implications.
Underpinning this work is a continuing investigation of the basic genetics of streptomycetes and their accessory genetic elements, and the development of techniques of genetic analysis and manipulation.
Genetics, genomics and functional genomics: In a collaboration with the Sanger Centre at Hinxton, Cambridge and funded by the BBSRC and the Beowulf Genomics initiative of the Wellcome Trust, we have sequenced the 8.7 Mb genome of S.
www.jic.bbsrc.ac.uk /SCIENCE/molmicro/Strept.html   (632 words)

 Recruitment of terminal protein to the ends of Streptomyces linear plasmids and chromosomes by a novel telomere-binding ...
Streptomyces linear plasmid DNA was isolated from 1326 and BKKO19 transformants by treatment with proteinase K and SDS (Qin and Cohen 1998
Lin, Y., Kieser, H.M., Hopwood, D.A., and Chen, C.W. The chromosome DNA of Streptomyces lividans 66 is linear.
Qin, Z.J. and Cohen, S.N. Replication at the Streptomyces linear plasmid pSLA2.
www.genesdev.org /cgi/content/full/17/6/774   (6509 words)

Streptomyces that produce antibiotics are generally found in soil.
This does not mean that Streptomyces was not present in the other samples, but perhaps our protocol was not the best method for isolating Streptomyces in natural soil samples.
The other samples of Streptomyces may in fact be antibiotic producing, but more testing is required to discover the variety of strains present and the strength of each antibiotic produced by Streptomyces.
www.wam.umd.edu /~asmith/ashleycharna/Discussion.html   (847 words)

 Terminal proteins essential for the replication of linear plasmids and chromosomes in Streptomyces -- Bao and Cohen 15 ...
Streptomyces linear plasmid DNA was isolated by treatment with proteinase K and SDS (Qin and Cohen 1998
Shiffman, D. and Cohen, S.N. Reconstruction of a Streptomyces linear replicon from separately cloned DNA fragments: Existence of a cryptic origin of circular replication within the linear plasmid.
Characterization of the Streptomyces lavendulae IMRU 3455 linear plasmid pSLV45
www.genesdev.org /cgi/content/full/15/12/1518   (5900 words)

 News | TimesDaily.com | TimesDaily | Florence, AL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Streptomyces is a genus of Actinobacteria, a group of Gram-positive and generally high GC-content bacteria.
Streptomycetes are found predominantly in soil and in decaying vegetation, and most produce spores.
The history of Streptomyces research from the beginnings to the most recent applications of genome technology is beautifully explained in the book by Prof.
www.timesdaily.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Streptomyces   (418 words)

 Microbiology and Bacteriology :: The world of microbes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Streptomyces are gram positive, spore-forming bacteria found in soil.
When first discovered, these organisms were thought to be fungi, but closer examination revealed a lack of a nuclear membrane and the presence of peptidoglycan, demonstrating their prokaryotic origin.
Good Streptomyces candidates will be difficult to remove from the agar with the inoculating needle or loop and upon observation under the microscope will reveal a multitude of spores with a few filamentous cells, Figure 10-6.
www.bact.wisc.edu /Microtextbook/index.php?module=Book&func=displayarticle&art_id=93   (972 words)

 Intergeneric Conjugation in Streptomyces peucetius and Streptomyces sp. Strain C5: Chromosomal Integration and ...
Intergeneric Conjugation in Streptomyces peucetius and Streptomyces sp.
Molecular cloning and characterization of chitinase genes from Streptomyces lividans 66.
Integrative vectors for heterologous gene expression in Streptomyces spp.
aem.asm.org /cgi/content/full/69/1/84   (4023 words)

 Amazon.com: streptomyces   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lindane uptake and degradation by aquatic Streptomyces sp.
Effects of antibiotic-producing Streptomyces on nodulation and leaf spot in alfalfa by D.A. Samac, A.M. Willert, M.J. McBride, and L.L. Kinkel (Jan 2003)
Nocardia and streptomyces: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Nocardia and Streptomyces, Warsaw, October 4-8, 1976 (Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie,...
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=streptomyces&tag=lexico&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (353 words)

 Phylogenetic analysis of Streptomyces spp. isolated from potato scab lesions in Korea on the basis of 16S rRNA gene and ...
The length of 16S–23S ITS regions, and intrastrain and intraspecies sequence similarities of isolates and scab-causing and related Streptomyces spp.
Hain, T., Ward-Rainey, N., Kroppenstedt, R. M., Stackebrandt, E. and Rainey, F. Discrimination of Streptomyces albidoflavus strains based on the size and number of 16S–23S ribosomal DNA intergenic spacers.
Labeda, D. and Lyons, A. DNA relatedness among strains of the sweet potato pathogen Streptomyces ipomoea (Person and Martin 1940) Waksman and Henrici 1948.
ijs.sgmjournals.org /cgi/content/full/54/1/203   (2558 words)

 Taxonomic re-evaluation of whorl-forming Streptomyces (formerly Streptoverticillium) species by using phenotypes, ...
Taxonomic re-evaluation of whorl-forming Streptomyces (formerly Streptoverticillium) species by using phenotypes, DNA-DNA hybridization and sequences of gyrB, and proposal of Streptomyces luteireticuli (ex Katoh and Arai 1957) corrig., sp.
Taxonomic re-evaluation of whorl-forming Streptomyces (formerly Streptoverticillium) species by using phenotypes, DNA–DNA hybridization and sequences of gyrB, and proposal of Streptomyces luteireticuli (ex Katoh and Arai 1957) corrig., sp.
Classification of Streptomyces griseus (Krainsky 1914) Waksman and Henrici 1948 and related species and the transfer of 'Microstreptospora cinerea' to the genus Streptomyces as Streptomyces yanii sp.
ijs.sgmjournals.org /cgi/content/full/53/5/1519   (3046 words)

 Expression of the melC Operon in Several Streptomyces Strains Is Positively Regulated by AdpA, an AraC Family ...
Expression of the melC Operon in Several Streptomyces Strains Is Positively Regulated by AdpA, an AraC Family Transcriptional Regulator Involved in Morphological Development in Streptomyces coelicolor -- Zhu et al.
Cloning and expression of the tyrosinase gene from Streptomyces antibioticus in Streptomyces lividans.
Isolation and characterization of Streptomyces lividans mutants deficient in intraplasmid recombination.
jb.asm.org /cgi/content/full/187/9/3180   (4500 words)

 Midwest Biological Control News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Application of Streptomyces isolates from the suppressive soil to potato scab-infested fields at planting has resulted in significant reductions in potato scab disease at locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The Streptomyces antagonists have been shown to effectively colonize the soil over multiple growing seasons, and to reduce pathogenic S.
Further research on the utility of pathogen-suppressive Streptomyces as a disease management tool in a variety of cropping systems in the upper midwest is underway in our laboratories.
www.entomology.wisc.edu /mbcn/veg411.html   (286 words)

 Streptomyces MLST Home Page
The project was funded by NSFC grant number 30670002 - Molecular systematics of Streptomyces.
The primary Streptomyces MLST website is hosted at The Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research, University of Oxford, UK.
This publication made use of the Streptomyces MLST website (http://pubmlst.org/ streptomyces/) developed by Keith Jolley and sited at the University of Oxford (Jolley et al.
pubmlst.org /streptomyces   (193 words)

 Telomere Proteins of Streptomyces Linear DNA Web Supplement   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Recruitment of terminal protein to the ends of Streptomyces linear plasmids and chromosomes by a novel telomere binding protein essential for linear DNA replication".
Bidirectional replication of Streptomyces linear plasmids and chromosomes from a central origin produces unpaired 3' leading strand overhangs at the telomeres of replication intermediates.
Our results show that Tap is required for linear DNA replication in Streptomyces and suggest that it functions to recruit and position Tpg at the telomeres of replication intermediates.
sncohenlab.stanford.edu /telomere/telomere.html   (277 words)

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