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Mar. Drugs 2018, 16(5), 147; https://doi.org/10.3390/md16050147

Natural Product Potential of the Genus Nocardiopsis

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Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sohag University, Sohag 82524, Egypt
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Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Minia University, Minia 61519, Egypt
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Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Deraya University, Universities Zone, New Minia City, Minia 61111, Egypt
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Department of Chemistry and Center for Integrated Protein Science Munich (CIPSM), Department of Chemistry, Biosystems Chemistry, Technical University of Munich, Lichtenbergstraβe 4, 85748 Garching, Germany
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Received: 1 April 2018 / Revised: 25 April 2018 / Accepted: 26 April 2018 / Published: 29 April 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bioprospecting of Marine Microorganisms)
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Abstract

Actinomycetes are a relevant source of novel bioactive compounds. One of the pharmaceutically and biotechnologically important genera that attract natural products research is the genus Nocardiopsis, mainly for its ability to produce a wide variety of secondary metabolites accounting for its wide range of biological activities. This review covers the literature from January 2015 until February 2018 making a complete survey of all the compounds that were isolated from the genus Nocardiopsis, their biological activities, and natural sources, whenever applicable. View Full-Text
Keywords: bioactive; actinomycetes; Nocardiopsis; natural products; diversity bioactive; actinomycetes; Nocardiopsis; natural products; diversity
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Ibrahim, A.H.; Desoukey, S.Y.; Fouad, M.A.; Kamel, M.S.; Gulder, T.A.M.; Abdelmohsen, U.R. Natural Product Potential of the Genus Nocardiopsis. Mar. Drugs 2018, 16, 147.

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