Table 1 Source of the 10 selected strains from Parrot et al. (2015) used in this study, and their phenotypic and genomic characteristics.

From: Multiple Streptomyces species with distinct secondary metabolomes have identical 16S rRNA gene sequences

Isolate code Lichen source Medium of isolationa Inoculum typeb Halotolerance – NaCl % Growth at different pH Color group number GC %
5% 10% 20% 5 7 9
MOLA1420 Lichina pygmaea MA H   ++    ++ + 1 64%
MOLA1421 MA H   ++    ++ + 1 64%
MOLA1427 AIA H   ++    ++   2 64%
MOLA1488 Lichina confinis AIA W + ++    ++ + 3 64%
MOLA1493 AIA W + ++    ++ ++ 4 66%
MOLA1578 Roccella fuciformis AIA H ++ ++    ++ ++ 5 66%
MOLA1596 AIA W ++ ++    ++ ++ 5 66%
MOLA1615 AIA W ++ ++    ++ ++ 5 66%
MOLA1611 AIA W ++ ++ + + ++ ++ 6 64%
MOLA1612 AIA W ++ ++ + + ++ ++ 6 64%
  1. aMA- marine agar, AIA – actinomycetes isolation agar.
  2. bH- homogenate, W- Wash.