Chitin stimulates production of the antibiotic andrimid in a Vibrio coralliilyticus strain.

Abstract

Vibrio coralliilyticus is a putative coral pathogen in tropical oceans, but also possesses antagonistic traits. We previously reported antibacterial activity in Vibrio coralliilyticus strain S2052 based upon the antibiotic andrimid. The purpose of the present study was to determine whether V. coralliilyticus S2052 produces the antibiotic under conditions… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1758-2229.2011.00259.x

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