Streptomyces coelicolor

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Classification

Higher order taxa

Domain: Bacteria Phylum: Actinobacteria Class: Actinobacteria Subclass: Actinobacteridae Order: Actinomycetales Suborder: Streptomycineae Family: Streptomycetaceae

Strains: Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2)

NCBI

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Genus

Genus species: Streptomyces coelicolor

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Description and significance

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Genome structure

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Replicon Type:

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Cell structure and metabolism

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Ecology

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Pathology

How does this organism cause disease? Human, animal, plant hosts? Virulence factors, as well as patient symptoms.

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Application to Biotechnology

Does this organism produce any useful compounds or enzymes? What are they and how are they used?

Current Research

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References

"Streptomyces Coelicolor A3(2)". NCIB Taxonomy Browser. 29 April 2007. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?mode=Info&id=100226&lvl=3&lin=f&keep=1&srchmode=1&unlock>.

Edited by student of Rachel Larsen and Kit Pogliano