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Marine Microbes-Derived Anti-Bacterial Agents

[ Vol. 10 , Issue. 11 ]


X. Lu, X. Cao, X. Liu and B. Jiao   Pages 1077 - 1090 ( 14 )


This review covers natural products isolated from marine microorganisms including bacteria, fungi and actinomycetes published in the recent years. The emphasis is mainly about new compounds, together with their antibacterial activities, source organisms and country of origin, biosynthetic studies as well as the mechanisms involved in their anti-bacterial activities.


Marine microorganism, bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, natural products, antibacterial activity, marine antibiotics, co-culture, Penicillin, Cefoperazone, Multi-drug resistant, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus, Gram-negative bacteria, Ariakemicins, Lipopeptide an, Non-ribosomal peptide synthase, Salt-tolerant actinobacteria, Trioxacarcin A, Trioxacarcin D, Macrolactin, Marine-derived fungus, Emericella nidulans, Mycotypha microspora, Chlorella fusca, Nigrosporapyrone, Scalusamides A-C, Micrococcus luteus, Naphtho-g-pyrones, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Gram-positive bacteria, Antibiotic linezolid, Marinomycin, Streptococci, Haemophilus, Polyketide synthase


Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433, P.R. China.

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