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actinomycete


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Any prokaryote placed in the phylum actinobacteria (See Classification). Actinomycetes belonging to the genus Streptomyces produce a large number of the antibiotics, of which actinomycin D (q.v.) is an example.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.


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