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Basic Biology and Applications of Actinobacteria

Edited by Shymaa Enany

Suez Canal University

Actinobacteria have an extensive bioactive secondary metabolism and produce a huge amount of naturally derived antibiotics, as well as many anticancer, anthelmintic, and antifungal compounds. These bacteria are of major importance for biotechnology, medicine, and agriculture. In this book, we present the experience of worldwide specialists in the field of Actinobacteria, exploring their current knowledge and future prospects.

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Basic Biology and Applications of ActinobacteriaEdited by Shymaa Enany

Published: December 5th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72033

ISBN: 978-1-78984-615-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-614-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-644-5

Copyright year: 2018

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8391 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

32 Dimensions Citations


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1. Paralleling of Diagnostic Endeavor for Control of Mycobacterial Infections and Tuberculosis

By Athumani Msalale Lupindu, Erasto Vitus Mbugi, Jahash Nzalawahe and Abubakar Shaaban Hoza


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2. Zoonotic Tuberculosis: A Concern and Strategies to Combat

By Ravi N. Teppawar, Sandeep P. Chaudhari, Shilpa L. Moon, Shilpshri V. Shinde, Wiqar A. Khan and Archana R. Patil


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3. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections: Negligent and Emerging Pathogens

By Thet Tun Aung and Roger W. Beuerman


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4. The Genus Corynebacterium in the Genomic Era

By Carlos Leonardo Araújo, Jorianne Alves, Alyne Lima, Larissa Dias, Patricia Silva, Joana Marques, Vasco Azevedo, Artur Silva and Adriana Folador


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5. Clade-Specific Distribution of Antibiotic Resistance Mutations in the Population of Mycobacterium tuberculosis - Prospects for Drug Resistance Reversion

By Karen van Niekerk, Rian Pierneef, Oleg N. Reva, Ilya S. Korostetskiy, Aleksandr I. Ilin and Gulshara K. Akhmetova


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6. Streptomyces Secondary Metabolites

By Mohammed Harir, Hamdi Bendif, Miloud Bellahcene, Zohra Fortas and Rebecca Pogni


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