Molecular Genetics of Oxytetracycline Production by Streptomyces rimosus

  • Kenneth J. McDowall
  • Deirdre Doyle
  • Michael J. Butler
  • Craig Binnie
  • Melvyn Warren
  • Iain S. Hunter
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 55)


Oxytetracycline (CTC) is a member of the tetracycline family of broad spectrum antibiotics produced by the filamentous bacteria. These antibiotics have maintained their importance in aspects of human health care (especially the semi-synthetic, doxycycline), but they are also used increasingly in animal healthcare and animal feed supplements.


Codon Usage Pattern Significant Sequence Identity Human Health Care Animal Feed Supplement Polyketide Synthesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth J. McDowall
    • 1
  • Deirdre Doyle
    • 1
  • Michael J. Butler
    • 2
  • Craig Binnie
    • 2
  • Melvyn Warren
    • 2
  • Iain S. Hunter
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of GeneticsUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK
  2. 2.Pfizer LimitedIPDGSandwichUK

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