Bacterial natural products in the fight against mosquito-transmitted tropical diseases.

  title={Bacterial natural products in the fight against mosquito-transmitted tropical diseases.},
  author={Ra{\'u}l G Saraiva and George Dimopoulos},
  journal={Natural product reports},
Covering: up to 2019Secondary metabolites of microbial origin have long been acknowledged as medically relevant, but their full potential remains largely unexploited. Of the countless natural compounds discovered thus far, only 5-10% have been isolated from microorganisms. At the same time, while whole-genome sequencing has demonstrated that bacteria and fungi often encode natural products, only a few genera have yet been mined for new compounds. This review explores the contributions of… 
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