Streptomyces roseosporus

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Streptomyces roseosporus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Family: Streptomycetaceae
Genus: Streptomyces
Species: S. roseosporus
Binomial name
Streptomyces roseosporus

Streptomyces roseosporus is a species of actinobacteria. It produces the novel antibiotic daptomycin (US trade name: Cubicin).

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Yu, Gianghai; Hu, Yuansen; Chen, Liang; Hui, Ming; Wang, Lei; Liu, Na; Yin, Yanli; Zhao, Jiang (March 2014). "Genome Shuffling of Streptomyces roseosporus for Improving Daptomycin Production". Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 172 (5): 2661–2669. doi:10.1007/s12010-013-0687-z.