Bioactive Compounds from Marine Extremophiles

  • 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 1-124
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 125-150

About this book


​This SpringerBrief sheds new light on bioactive materials from marine extremophiles. 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.


Drug Candidates Drug Leads Extremophiles Marine microbes Natural Products

Authors and affiliations

  • Lesley-Ann Giddings
    • 1
  • David J. Newman
    • 2
  1. 1.Developmental Therapeutics ProgramNatural Products Branch, NCI, FNL Natural Products BranchFrederickUSA
  2. 2.Natural Products Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program, NCIFrederickUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-14360-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-14361-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5385
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5393
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