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Which of the antibiotic is not produced by one of the Monera (Streptomyces)
 


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A
Erythromycin 
Correct Answer
B
Penicillin 
Your Answer
C
Streptomycin 
Your Answer
D
Terramycin 

Solution

The correct option is C Penicillin 
Antibiotics are compounds produced by bacteria and fungi which are capable of killing, or inhibiting, competing microbial species. 
Streptomyces is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria that grows in various environments, and its shape resembles filamentous fungi. They produce bioactive secondary metabolites, such as antifungals, antivirals, immunosuppressants, and antibiotics such as erythromycin, streptomycin and terramycin. 
Penicillium mold produces the antibiotic penicillin.

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