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A highly potent secondary metabolite producing endophytic strain, Streptomyces sp. HUST012 was isolated from the stems of the medicinal plant Dracaena cochinchinensis Lour. Strain HUST012 showed antimicrobial and antitumor activities which were significantly much higher than those of dragon's blood extracted from D. cochinchinensis Lour. On further(More)
Quorum sensing involves the production of signal molecules to regulate bacterial population density or to initiate biofilm formation, which increases resistance against antibiotics. The signal molecules are produced and released into the surroundings. Signal molecules can induce some bacteria to produce even more signal molecules, a phenomenon known as(More)
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