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Mar. Drugs 2015, 13(6), 3479-3513; doi:10.3390/md13063479

Antibacterial and Antifungal Compounds from Marine Fungi

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College of Agricultural Resource and Environment, Heilongjiang University, Harbin 150080, China
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College of Life Science, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin 150040, China
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Academic Editor: Johannes F. Imhoff
Received: 8 April 2015 / Revised: 17 May 2015 / Accepted: 20 May 2015 / Published: 2 June 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bioactive Compounds from Marine Fungi)

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This paper reviews 116 new compounds with antifungal or antibacterial activities as well as 169 other known antimicrobial compounds, with a specific focus on January 2010 through March 2015. Furthermore, the phylogeny of the fungi producing these antibacterial or antifungal compounds was analyzed. The new methods used to isolate marine fungi that possess antibacterial or antifungal activities as well as the relationship between structure and activity are shown in this review. View Full-Text
Keywords: marine fungus; antimicrobial; antibacterial; antifungal; antibiotic; Aspergillus; polyketide; metabolites marine fungus; antimicrobial; antibacterial; antifungal; antibiotic; Aspergillus; polyketide; metabolites
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

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Xu, L.; Meng, W.; Cao, C.; Wang, J.; Shan, W.; Wang, Q. Antibacterial and Antifungal Compounds from Marine Fungi. Mar. Drugs 2015, 13, 3479-3513.

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