genus Streptomyces


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type genus of the family Streptomycetaceae

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Martin Kaltenpoth and colleagues from the University of Wurzburg had already shown several years ago that beewolves form a symbiotic relationship with bacteria of the genus Streptomyces.
Discovered in 1956, it is derived from the bacterial genus Streptomyces.
Thompson and his colleagues began with bacteria from the genus Streptomyces, soil bacteria that share an ancestor with Mycobacterium and are champions of producing antibiotics that fend off other microbes.
The genus Streptomyces belongs to the order Actinomycetales, which includes Mycobacterium, Nocardia, and Actinomyces.
Leeflang reported that the degradation was due to organisms of the genus Streptomyces.
On the basis of morphological characteristics various keys for the identification of species have been constructed, but there is still a debate on how many species should be distinguished within the genus Streptomyces [39].