streptomycete

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strep·to·my·cete

(strep'tō-mī'sēt),
A term used to refer to a member of the genus Streptomyces; it is sometimes improperly used to refer to any member of the family Streptomycetaceae.

streptomycete

any ORGANISM of the GENUS STREPTOMYCES and related genera.
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Killham K, Firestone MK (1984) Salt stress control of intracellular solutes in streptomycetes indigenous to saline soils.
Pyrrolnitrin from Burkholderia cepacia: antibiotic activity against fungi and novel activity against streptomycetes.
The three isolates E7, E13 and S25 grew on a range of agar media showing morphology typical of Streptomycetes.
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.
STZ (2-Deoxy-2-([(methylnitrosoamino)carbonyl]amino)-D-glucopyranose) streptomycetes achromogenes tarafindan sentezlenir (4).
Tarkka MT, Lehr NA, Hampp R, Schrey SD (2008) Plant behavior upon contact with streptomycetes.
The streptomycetes are classified as a separate genus within the aerobic actinomycetes and are most well known for the many antimicrobial substances isolated from the approximately 600 different species (3).
Streptomycetes produce many important antibiotics and other therapeutics.
We demonstrated previously that the spores of streptomycetes originating from moldy buildings can evoke intense production of inflammatory mediators both in mouse and human cell lines (Hirvonen et al.
In the final chapter we return to the mycobacteria that cause tuberculosis and leprosy, the first actinomycetes to be discovered, and how methodology, in part derived from the study of the streptomycetes, is being applied to understand and control these still deadly pathogens.
Killham K, Firestone MK (1984) Salt stress-control of intracellular solutes in streptomycetes indigenous to saline soils.