Biodiscovery from microbial resources: Actinomycetes leading the way

Biodiscovery from microbial resources can be defined as the exploration of microbial metabolic products to detect, identify and evaluate their potential for medicinal, agricultural and biotechnological operations. Microbial resource centres house microbial compounds produced under different physical and nutritional parameters to maximise the production of metabolites and are subsequently tested in different bioassays to define targeted activity.

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Microbiology Australia 31 (Issue 2)

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