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Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Actinobacteridae
Order: Actinomycetales
Family: Pseudonocardiaceae
Genus: Amycolatopsis

Amycolatopsis is a genus of high GC-content bacteria within the family Pseudonocardiaceae.[4] These produce epoxyquinomicin C, a weak antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agent, and vancomycin, an antibiotic used for infections resistant to other antibiotics.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x LPSN
  2. ^ Xing, Ke; Liu, Wei; Zhang, Yue-Ji; Bian, Guang-Kai; Zhang, Wen-Di; Tamura, Tomohiko; Lee, Jung-Sook; Qin, Sheng; Jiang, Ji-Hong (2013). "Amycolatopsis jiangsuensis sp. nov., a novel endophytic actinomycete isolated from a coastal plant in Jiangsu, China". Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 103 (2): 433–439. doi:10.1007/s10482-012-9823-y. PMID 23053697. 
  3. ^ Everest, Gareth J.; Roes-Hill, Marilize le; Omorogie, Clifford; Cheung, Shuk-Kwan; Cook, Andrew E.; Goodwin, Candice M.; Meyers, Paul R. (2013). "Amycolatopsis umgeniensis sp. nov., isolated from soil from the banks of the Umgeni River in South Africa". Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 103 (3): 673–681. doi:10.1007/s10482-012-9851-7. PMID 23180373. 
  4. ^ NCBI Taxonomy Browser