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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Thinking big about small beings - the (yet) underdeveloped microbial natural products chemistry in Brazil

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Author(s):
Ioca, Laura P. [1] ; Allard, Pierre-Marie [1] ; Berlinck, Roberto G. S. [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Quim Sao Carlos, BR-13560970 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Review article
Source: NATURAL PRODUCT REPORTS; v. 31, n. 5, p. 646-675, 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 12
Abstract

Natural products isolated from microorganisms from Brazil are comprehensively reviewed, including the microbial sources, bioactivities and biosynthesis. Analysis of trends related to the research on microbial natural products in Brazil is discussed in detail. An outlook to future perspectives of research in Brazil is presented considering the development of state-of-the-art strategies and approaches that have emerged during the last decade, aiming to investigate and better understand the microbial world and its chemical and biochemical capabilities. Finally, the importance of microbial natural products biodiscovery is discussed in the context of the BIOTA-FAPESP program in Brazil. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/08064-2 - Investigation of the secondary metabolism of two fungal strains from the marine environment
Grantee:Laura Pavan Ióca
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
FAPESP's process: 10/50190-2 - Investigation of metabolic and biotechnological potential of marine organisms in bioremediation processes and for the production of substances with anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and anti-Leishmania activities (Marine Biodiversity)
Grantee:Roberto Gomes de Souza Berlinck
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/04100-7 - New approaches for the production of secondary metabolites by marine-derived fungi
Grantee:Pierre-Marie Allard
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate