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streptomycin is produced by streptomyces venezuelae streptomyces griseus streptomyces erythreus streptomyces aureofaciens

streptomycin is produced by
  1. streptomyces venezuelae
  2. streptomyces griseus
  3. streptomyces erythreus
  4. streptomyces aureofaciens

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
askIITians Faculty 181 Points
7 years ago
The correct option is 2.
Streptomycin is an antibiotic (antimycobacterial) drug, the first of a class of drugs called aminoglycosides to be discovered, and it was the first cure for tuberculosis. It is derived from the actinobacterium Streptomyces griseus. Streptomycin is a bactericidal antibiotic.Adverse effects of this medicine are ototoxicity, nephrotoxicity, fetal auditory toxicity, and neuromuscular paralysis.

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