Genome-based bioprospecting of microbes for new therapeutics.


Bioprospecting of natural sources for new medicines has a long and successful history, exemplified by the fact that over 50% of all drugs currently on the market are either derived from or inspired by natural products. However, development of new natural product-based therapeutics has been on the decline over the past 20 years, mainly owing to frequent re… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2012.04.002


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