Streptomyces aureofaciens is a species of Streptomyces.
It is the source of many tetracycline antibiotics. The organism was first isolated at Sanborn Field on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Missouri. Today the site is a National Historic Landmark.
- DARKEN MA, BERENSON H, SHIRK RJ, SJOLANDER NO (January 1960). "Production of Tetracycline by Streptomyces aureofaciens in Synthetic Media". Appl Microbiol 8 (1): 46–51. PMC 1057549. PMID 13814119.
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