Streptomyces erythreus


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Noun1.Streptomyces erythreus - source of the antibiotic erythromycin
streptomyces - aerobic bacteria (some of which produce the antibiotic streptomycin)
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Erythromycin is a metabolic product of Streptomyces erythreus and consists of a 14-member lactone ring to which are attached two deoxy-sugars, desosamine and cladinose.

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