Streptomyces pharetrae sp. nov., isolated from soil from the semi-arid Karoo region.


An actinomycete, strain CZA14T, was isolated from Worcester in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Based on rapid genus identification, 16S-rDNA sequence similarities and chemotaxonomy, strain CZA14T was identified as a member of the genus Streptomyces. It exhibited weak antibiosis against Bacillus coagulans ATCC 7050T, Mycobacterium aurum A+ and… (More)