Streptomyces


Streptomyces
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, eg. streptomycin, tetracycline, chloramphenicol, macrolides.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Streptomyces — sp. Systematik Domäne: Bakterien (Bacteria) Abteilung: Actinobacteria …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Streptomyces — Streptomycètes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • streptomyces — [strep΄təmī′sēz΄] n. pl. streptomyces [ModL < Gr streptos, twisted < strephein, to turn (see STROPHE) + mykēs, fungus (see MYCO )] any of a genus (Streptomyces) of funguslike, chiefly soil bacteria: several species yield antibiotics …   English World dictionary

  • Streptomyces — Streptomyces. См. стрептомицеты. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • streptomyces — n. m. MICROBIOL Genre de mycobactérie aérobie dont de nombreuses espèces synthétisent des antibiotiques …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Streptomyces — ? Актиномицеты Streptomyces sp. Научная классификация Царство: Бактерии …   Википедия

  • Streptomyces — Streptomycètes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Streptomyces — ] The now rarely used streptomycin takes its name directly from Streptomyces . Streptomycetes are infrequent pathogens, though infections in human such as mycetoma can be caused by S. somaliensis and S. sudanensis and in plants such as scabies… …   Wikipedia

  • Streptomyces —   Streptomyces …   Wikipedia Español

  • streptomyces — noun aerobic bacteria (some of which produce the antibiotic streptomycin) • Hypernyms: ↑actinomycete • Hyponyms: ↑Streptomyces erythreus, ↑Streptomyces griseus, ↑potato scab bacteria, ↑Streptomyces scabies • …   Useful english dictionary

  • streptomyces — /strep teuh muy seez/, n., pl. streptomyces. Bacteriol. any of several aerobic bacteria of the genus Streptomyces, certain species of which produce antibiotics. [ < NL (1943), equiv. to strepto STREPTO + Gk mýkes mushroom, fungus] * * * Any of… …   Universalium


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