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dc.contributor.authorKurtboke, D Ipek
dc.contributor.authorGrkovic, Tanja
dc.contributor.authorQuinn, Ronald J
dc.contributor.editorKim, SK
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-12T01:47:46Z
dc.date.available2017-12-12T01:47:46Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-642-53970-1
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-3-642-53971-8_27
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/141282
dc.description.abstractMarine natural products will be the driving force for interdisciplinary advancements bridging medicine, chemistry, and biology for sustainable future biotechnological advancements. Recent advances in sequencing technology and bioinformatics have revealed that actinomycete genomes encode far more secondary metabolite gene clusters than originally thought. The development of new culturing techniques from marine environments has enabled the isolation of previously uncultured actinomycetes resulting in the identification of new bioactive compounds deriving from these bacteria, including species-specific bioactive compounds. Advances in genomic technologies have renewed interest in marine actinomycetes as an attractive source of new therapeutic agents. Genome sequences of bioactive marine actinomycete taxa will continue to provide information on the bioactive potential of the genus/family members, and selective isolation protocols will be designed based on the taxon-specific information generated. This chapter provides an overview on the above highlighted advances from an eco-taxonomical perspective reflecting on the diversified natural product chemistry provided by marine actinomycetes.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
dc.publisher.placeGermany
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitleSpringer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology
dc.relation.ispartofchapter27
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom663
dc.relation.ispartofpageto676
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental marine biotechnology
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode410305
dc.titleMarine actinomycetes in biodiscovery
dc.typeBook chapter
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Chapters
dc.type.codeB - Book Chapters
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorQuinn, Ronald J.
gro.griffith.authorGrkovic, Tanja


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