Isolation of Streptomyces species from soil

Madan K. Kharel, Micah D. Shepherd, Stephen E. Nybo, Michael L. Smith, Mary A. Bosserman, Jürgen Rohr

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This unit describes a general protocol for the isolation of Streptomyces species from soil and fresh water, using a procedure for the selective growth of Streptomyces species. Preparation of the necessary growth medium, recognition of the morphology of the bacteria, and safety considerations are also covered.

Original languageEnglish
Article number10E.4
JournalCurrent Protocols in Microbiology
Issue numberSUPPL.19
StatePublished - Nov 2010


  • Antibiotics
  • Isolation
  • Streptomyces

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology


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