Bioactive Compounds from Extremophiles

Genomic Studies, Biosynthetic Gene Clusters, and New Dereplication Methods

  • Lesley-Ann Giddings
  • David J. Newman

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Microbiology book series (BRIEFSMICROBIOL)

Also part of the Extremophilic Bacteria book sub series (EXTREMBACT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Lesley-Ann Giddings, David J. Newman
    Pages 1-47
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 49-58

About this book


​This SpringerBrief sheds new light on bioactive materials from extremophiles with the focus on the biosynthesis processes and related genomics. It deals with all aspects of the chemical compounds produced by organisms living under extreme conditions that may have potential as drugs or lead to novel drugs for human use.


Biosynthesis Drug Candidates Drug Leads Extremophiles Natural Products

Authors and affiliations

  • Lesley-Ann Giddings
    • 1
  • David J. Newman
    • 2
  1. 1.McCardell Bicentennial Hall 447Middlebury CollegeMiddleburyUSA
  2. 2.Natural Products Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program, NCI, FNLFrederickUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-14835-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-14836-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5385
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5393
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