Activation and identification of five clusters for secondary metabolites in Streptomyces albus J1074

@article{Olano2014ActivationAI,
  title={Activation and identification of five clusters for secondary metabolites in Streptomyces albus J1074},
  author={Carlos Olano and Ignacio Garc{\'i}a and Ar{\'a}nzazu Gonz{\'a}lez and Miriam Rodr{\'i}guez and Daniel Rozas and Julio Rubio and Marina S{\'a}nchez-Hidalgo and Alfredo F Bra{\~n}a and Carmen M{\'e}ndez and Jos{\'e} A Salas},
  journal={Microbial Biotechnology},
  year={2014},
  volume={7},
  pages={242 - 256}
}
Streptomyces albus J1074 is a streptomycete strain widely used as a host for expression of secondary metabolite gene clusters. [] Key Result By insertion of a strong and constitutive promoter in front of selected genes of two clusters, production of the blue pigment indigoidine and of two novel members of the polycyclic tetramate macrolactam family (6-epi-alteramides A and B) was activated.

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