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In addition to S. coelicolor, glycopeptide resistance has been explored in one other streptomycete, Streptomyces toyocaensis (11). vancomycin no drug cell wall VanS VanS kinase cell membrane phosphatase p p p VanR VanR acetyl phosphate vanS vanR vanJ vanK vanH vanA vanX Fig. 1. A model for the function of the vancomycin-resistant VanRS two-component signal transduction system in S. coelicolor. Studying Gene Induction of Glycopeptide Resistance Using Gene Swapping 47 S. toyocaensis produces the “sugarless” glycopeptide A47934 and the resistance genes in this organism are associated with the A47934 biosynthetic cluster.

Blood plates can be made selec­ tive for pneumococci by supplementing with 5 mg/mL gen­ tamicin sulphate. Brain Heart Infusion Broth (aerobic broth) and Thioglycollate broth (anaerobic broth), or Robertson’s cooked meat broth are prepared according to the instructor’s manual. The blood bottles are filled with approximately 100 mL of the appropri­ ate broth (aerobic or anaerobic) and fit with screw caps. The top of the cap should be perforated with a hole of 5 mm diameter and the inside of the cap should be covered with a thick rubber diaphragm.

However, although significantly 44 Enne and Bennett more accurate than screening for naturally occurring revertants, such methods are often technically more demanding, particularly when the bacteria being studied are wild-type clinical isolates. In the subsequent steps wear gloves and use filter tips, in order to protect the sample from environmental RNAse enzymes. Acknowledgments The work described here was funded by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs under project code OD2007.

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