Jul 6, 2014

Draft Genome Sequence of Marine Actinomycete Streptomyces sp. Strain NTK 937, Producer of the Benzoxazole Antibiotic Caboxamycin

Genome Announcements
Carlos OlanoJosé A Salas

Abstract

Streptomyces sp. strain NTK 937 is the producer of the benzoxazole antibiotic caboxamycin, which has been shown to exert inhibitory activity against Gram-positive bacteria, cytotoxic activity against several human tumor cell lines, and inhibition of the enzyme phosphodiesterase. In this genome announcement, we present a draft genome sequence of Streptomyces sp. NTK 937 in which we identified at least 35 putative secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene clusters.

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Gram-Positive Bacteria
Exertion
Phosphoric diester hydrolase
Caboxamycin
Metabolic Inhibition
Actinobacteria class
Gene Clusters
Metabolite
Phosphodiesterase Activity
Anabolism

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