TSitologiya i Genetika 2021, vol. 55, no. 2, 40-47
Cytology and Genetics 2021, vol. 55, no. 2, 138–144, doi: https://www.doi.org/10.3103/S0095452721020122

General trends in organization and localization of crt-clusters in streptomycetes genomes

Polishchuk L.V., Lukyanchuk V.V.

  • Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology of the NAS of Ukraine, 03143, Kiev, st. Zabolotny, 154, Ukraine

SUMMARY. The purpose of the work is to identify the existence of general principles in organization of crt-clusters of streptomycetes and their localization in genomes; to prove similarity in the organization of crt-clusters in phylogenetically related strains. The nucleotide sequences of crt-clusters of 100 strains of streptomycetes were analyzed using BLASTN programs. A number of schemes for organizing crt-clusters in streptomycetes were found. Several main trends in localization and organization of streptomycete crt-clusters were formu-lated. Тhe similarity of crt-cluster organizations in genomes of microorganisms belonging to different strains of same species of streptomycetes was shown. The ability to apply the organization of crp-clusters of Strep-tomyces (as an application to the genetic and phenotypic characteristics that are traditionally used) in the clas-sification of microorganisms within taxa of a lower order (clades, species, subspecies).

Keywords: Streptomyces, crt-cluster, genome, scheme of cluster organization, BLASTN analysis

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