Bacteriophages as tools in drug discovery programs

Screening of microbial natural products continues to represent an important route to the discovery of novel bioactive compounds for the development of new therapeutic or other important industrial agents. However, a continuous supply of diverse compounds is needed to meet the needs of industry. Such a supply can only be derived through systematic screening of bioactive compound-producing microorganisms from natural sources.

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Microbiology Australia 31 (Issue 2)

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