A New System to Study DNA Amplification in Streptomyces Lividans

  • Josef Altenbuchner
  • Christa Eichenseer
Part of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies Symposium Series book series (FEMS, volume 55)


Streptomycetes are known for an unusual high genetic instability caused by spontaneous deletions of up to 20% of their genome size. Very often the deletions are accompanied by one or more amplifications of DNA sequences on the chromosome[1–5].


Multiple Cloning Site Integration Vector SacI Site Recombinant Phage Amplification Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Josef Altenbuchner
    • 1
  • Christa Eichenseer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Industrial GeneticsUniversity of StuttgartStuttgart 1Germany

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