Exploitation of Fungal Biodiversity for Discovery of Novel Antibiotics.


Fungi were among the first sources for antibiotics. The discovery and development of the penicillin-type and cephalosporin-type β-lactams and their synthetic versions were transformative in emergence of the modern pharmaceutical industry. They remain some of the most important antibiotics, even 70 years after their discovery. Meanwhile, thousands of fungal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/82_2016_496

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