Members of a newly described candidate bacterial genus, Entotheonella, have been identified as the sources of the rich array of natural products found in the marine sponge Theonella swinhoei. Two scientists discuss this discovery from the perspectives of microbial ecology and drug discovery.
|Number of pages||2|
|Early online date||29 Jan 2014|
|Publication status||Published - 6 Feb 2014|
- sponge theonella-swinhoei
- complete genome sequence
- polyketide synthase
- bacterial symbiont