Streptomyces tsukubaensis

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

Streptomyces tsukubaensis is a species of actinobacteria. It produces the immunosuppressive drug tacrolimus.[1]


  1. ^ Pritchard D (2005). "Sourcing a chemical succession for cyclosporin from parasites and human pathogens.". Drug Discov Today 10 (10): 688–91. doi:10.1016/S1359-6446(05)03395-7. PMID 15896681.  Supports source organism, but not team information