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A transposon insertion single-gene knockout library and new ordered cosmid library for the model organism Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2)

Fernández-Martínez, L T and Del Sol, R. and Evans, M.C. and Fielding, S. and Herron, P R and Chandra, G. and Dyson, P.J. (2011) A transposon insertion single-gene knockout library and new ordered cosmid library for the model organism Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2). Antonie van Leeuwenhoek: International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology, 99 (3). pp. 515-522. ISSN 0003-6072

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Abstract

A simple and high-throughput transposon mediated mutagenesis system employing in vitro shuttle transposon mutagenesis has been used to systematically mutagenise the Streptomyces coelicolor genome. To achieve the highest coverage, a new ordered cosmid library was also constructed. Individual cosmids from both the existing and new libraries were disrupted using the Tn5-based mini-transposon Tn5062. A total of 35,358 insertions were sequenced resulting in the disruption of 6,482 genes (83% of the predicted open reading frames). Complete information for both the newly generated cosmids as well as all the insertions has been uploaded onto a central database, StrepDB ( http://strepdb.streptomyces.org.uk/ ). All insertions, new cosmids and a range of transposon exchange cassettes are available for study of individual gene function.