alexa Genetic manipulation of pathway regulation for overproduction of angucycline-like antibiotic auricin in Streptomyces aureofaciens CCM 3239.
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Journal of Molecular and Genetic Medicine

Author(s): Novakova R, Rehakova A, Feckova L, Kutas P, Knischova R,

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The polyketide gene cluster aur1 is responsible for the production of the antibiotic auricin in Streptomyces aureofaciens CCM 3239. Auricin production is low and strictly regulated by two regulators, Aur1P and Aur1R. To improve auricin yield, we genetically manipulated S. aureofaciens CCM 3239 strain to overcome this strict regulation. A regulatory region including aur1R, aur1P, aur1O and the target biosynthetic aur1Ap promoter were replaced by the strong constitutive ermEp* promoter. However, auricin production was decreased in such a genetically manipulated strain. In the second strategy we placed the aur1P gene for auricin pathway-specific activator under the control of the ermEp* promoter. The resulting strain has been shown to produce 2.8-fold higher amount of auricin compared with the WT strain. This article was published in Folia Microbiol (Praha) and referenced in Journal of Molecular and Genetic Medicine

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords