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.

Streptomyces

Streptomyces is the largest genus of Actinobacteria and the type genus of the family Streptomycetaceae. Over 500 species of Streptomyces bacteria have been described. As with the other Actinobacteria, streptomycetes are Gram-positive, and have genomes with high GC content. Found predominantly in soil and decaying vegetation, most streptomycetes pr...
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Streptomyces

(strep″to-mi´sēz) a genus of bacteria; most species are soil forms, but a few may be parasitic on plants or animals. It is most notable as the source of various antibiotics, such as the tetracyclines.
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streptomyces

[n] - aerobic bacteria (some of which produce the antibiotic streptomycin)
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Streptomyces

<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. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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streptomyces

noun aerobic bacteria (some of which produce the antibiotic streptomycin)
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Streptomyces

genus of filamentous bacteria of the family Streptomycetaceae (order Actinomycetales) that includes more than 500 species occurring in soil and ... [4 related articles]
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Streptomyces

Streptomyces (strep"tumī'sēz) , bacterial genus of the order Actinomycetales, members of which resemble fungi in their branching filamentous structure. Various species produce such antibiotics as streptomycin and various tetracyclines.
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