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Marine Microbiology: Bioactive Compounds and Biotechnological Applications

Marine Microbiology: Bioactive Compounds and Biotechnological Applications

Se-Kwon Kim (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-66527-3

Jun 2013

580 pages



Deliberately breaking with the classical biology-centered description of marine organisms and their products, this reference emphasizes microbial technology over basic biology, setting it apart from its predecessors. As such, it systematically covers the technology behind high-value compounds for use as pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals or cosmetics, from prospecting to production issues.

Following a definition of the field, the book goes on to address all industrially important aspects of marine microbial biotechnology. The first main part contains a description of the major production organisms, from archaebacteria to cyanobacteria to algae and symbionts, including their genetic engineering. The remaining four parts look at commercially important compounds produced by these microorganisms together with their applications. Throughout, the emphasis is on technological considerations, and the future potential of these organisms or compound classes is discussed. A valuable and forward-looking resource for innovative biotechnologists in industry as well as in academia.

Preface XIX

Biography XXI

List of Contributors XXIII

1 Introduction to Marine Actinobacteria 1
Panchanathan Manivasagan, Jayachandran Venkatesan, and Se-Kwon Kim

2 Treasure Hunting for Useful Microorganisms in the Marine Environment 21
Chiaki Imada

3 Strategy of Marine Viruses in Global Ecosystem 33
Amardeep Singh, Manoj Trivedi, Pranjal Chandra, and Rajendra N. Goyal

4 Taxonomic Study of Antibiotic-Producing Marine Actinobacteria 45
Priyanka Kishore, Neelam Mangwani, Hirak R. Dash, and Surajit Das

5 Marine Cyanobacteria: A Prolific Source of Bioactive Natural Products as Drug Leads 59
Lik Tong Tan

6 Marine Bacteria Are an Attractive Source to Overcome the Problems of Antibiotic-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus 83
Dae-Sung Lee, Sung-Hwan Eom, Myung-Suk Lee, and Young-Mog Kim

7 Marine Bacteria as Probiotics and Their Applications in Aquaculture 97
Chamilani Nikapitiya

8 Small-Molecule Antibiotics from Marine Bacteria and Strategies to Prevent Rediscovery of Known Compounds 127
Matthias Wietz, Maria Mansson, Nikolaj G. Vynne, and Lone Gram

9 Marine Bacteriophages for the Biocontrol of Fish and Shellfish Diseases 161
Mahanama De Zoysa

10 Marine Actinomycetes as Source of Pharmaceutically Important Compounds 173
M.L. Arvinda swamy

11 Antimicrobial Agents from Marine Cyanobacteria and Actinomycetes 191
Arnab Pramanik, Malay Saha, and Barindra Sana

12 Bioactive Compounds from Marine Actinomycetes 207
Ana M._I~niguez-Martínez, Graciela Guerra-Rivas, Nahara E. Ayala-S_anchez, and Irma E. Soria-Mercado

13 Fungal Bioactive Gene Clusters: A Molecular Insight 223
Ira Bhatnagar and Se-Kwon Kim

14 Anticancer Potentials of Marine-Derived Fungal Metabolites 237
Se-Kwon Kim and Pradeep Dewapriya

15 Antifungal and Antimycotoxin Activities of Marine Actinomycetes and Their Compounds 247
Pei-Sheng Yan, Li-Xin Cao, and Jing Ren

16 Antituberculosis Materials from Marine Microbes 261
Quang Van Ta and Se-Kwon Kim

17 Harnessing the Chemical and Genetic Diversities of Marine Microorganisms for Medical Applications 267
Xinqing Zhao, Wence Jiao, and Xiaona Xu

18 Marine Symbiotic Microorganisms: A New Dimension in Natural Product Research 295
S.W.A. Himaya and Se-Kwon Kim

19 Application of Probiotics from Marine Microbes for Sustainable Marine Aquaculture Development 307
Nguyen Van Duy, Le Minh Hoang, and Trang Sy Trung

20 Antimicrobial Properties of Eicosapentaenoic Acid (C20 : 5n_3) 351
Andrew P. Desbois

21 Bioprospecting of Marine Microbial Symbionts: Exploitation of Underexplored Marine Microorganisms 369
Ocky K. Radjasa

22 Marine Microorganisms and Their Versatile Applications in Bioactive Compounds 379
Sougata Jana, Arijit Gandhi, Samrat Chakraborty, Kalyan K. Sen, and Sanat K. Basu

23 Metabolites of Marine Microorganisms and Their Pharmacological Activities 393
Kustiariyah Tarman, Ulrike Lindequist, and Sabine Mundt

24 Sponges: A Reservoir for Microorganism-Derived Bioactive Metabolites 417
Visamsetti Amarendra, Ramachandran S. Santhosh, and Kandasamy Dhevendaran

25 Bioactive Marine Microorganisms for Biocatalytic Reactions in Organic Compounds 453
Lenilson C. Rocha, Julieta R. de Oliveira, Bruna Vacondio, Gisele N. Rodrigues, Mirna H. Regali Seleghim,
and Andre L. Meleiro Porto

26 Marine Microbial Enzymes: Biotechnological and Biomedical Aspects 491
Barindra Sana

27 Biomedical Applications of Mycosporine-Like Amino Acids 509
Richa and Rajeshwar P. Sinha

Acknowledgment 526

References 526

Index 535