Evidence for the phylogenetic heterogeneity of the genus Streptosporangium

Kemmerling C., Gurtler H., Kroppenstedt R., Toalster R. and Stackebrandt E. (1993) Evidence for the phylogenetic heterogeneity of the genus Streptosporangium. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 16 3: 369-372. doi:10.1016/S0723-2020(11)80267-5


Author Kemmerling C.
Gurtler H.
Kroppenstedt R.
Toalster R.
Stackebrandt E.
Title Evidence for the phylogenetic heterogeneity of the genus Streptosporangium
Journal name Systematic and Applied Microbiology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0723-2020
Publication date 1993-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0723-2020(11)80267-5
Volume 16
Issue 3
Start page 369
End page 372
Total pages 4
Language eng
Subject 2402 Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Abstract Comparative 16S rDNA/RNA analyses of five of the fifteen described species of the actinomycete genus Streptosporangium indicate the phylogenetic heterogeneity of the genus. The type species Streptosporangium roseum, Streptosporangium nondiastaticum and Streptosporangium pseudovulgare form a highly related cluster, while Streptosporangium corrugatum is more distantly related. Within the radiation of actinomycete genera these four organisms branch as a sistergroup to the genus Streptomyces. Streptosporangium viridogriseum subsp. viridogriseum was phylogenetically placed within the radiation of the family Pseudonocardiaceae were it branched adjacent to Saccharothrix australiensis. The results confirm previous findings on the heterogeneity of the genus wich were based on scanning electon microscopy (Nonomura, 1989) and the electrophoretic mobility of a ribosomal protein (Ochi and Miyadoh, 1992)
Keyword 16S Ribosomal DNA
Phylogeny
Streptosporangiaceae
Streptosporangium
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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