Natural Product Biosynthesis by Microorganisms and Plants Part C

Edited by

  • David Hopwood, John Innes Centre and AFRC Institute of Plant Science Research, Norwich, UK

This new volume of Methods in Enzymology continues the legacy of this premier serial by containing quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. The third of 3 volumes covering Natural product biosynthesis by microorganisms and plants.
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Biochemists, biophysicists, molecular biologists, analytical chemists, and physiologists


Book information

  • Published: November 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-404634-4

Table of Contents

  1. Methods for the study of endophytic microorganisms from Chinese traditional medicine (TCM) plants
    Li-Xing Zhao, Li-Hua Xu and Cheng-Lin Jiang
  2. Cyanobacteria as a Source of Natural Products
    Martin Welker, Elke Dittmann, and Hans von D├Âhren
  3. Isolating antifungals from fungus-growing ant symbionts using a genome-guided chemistry approach
    Ryan F. Seipke, Sabine Gr├╝schow, Rebecca J. M. Goss, and Matthew I. Hutchings
  4. Gamma-butyrolactone and furan signalling systems in Streptomyces
    John D. Sidda and Christophe Corre
  5. Small molecules that mediate interspecies interactions
    Mohammad R. Seyedsayamdost, Matthew F. Traxler, Jon Clardy, and Roberto Kolter
  6. Finding and Analysing Plant Secondary Metabolic Gene Clusters
    Anne Osbourn, Kalliopi K. Papadopoulou, Xiaoquan Qi, Ben Field and Eva Wegel
  7. Genomic approaches for interrogating the biochemistry of medicinal plant species
    Elsa G├│ngora-Castillo, Greg Fedewa, Yunsoo Yeo, Joe Chappell, Dean DellaPenna and C. Robin Buel
  8. Phylogenetic approaches to natural product structure prediction
    Nadine Ziemert and Paul R. Jensen
  9. Using a virus-derived system to manipulate plant natural product biosynthetic pathways
    Frank Sainsbury, Pooja Saxena, Katrin Geisler, Anne Osbourn and George P. Lomonossoff
  10. DNA assembler: a synthetic biology tool for characterizing and engineering natural product gene clusters
    Zengyi Shao and Huimin Zhao
  11. Reassembly of functionally intact environmental DNA-derived biosynthetic gene clusters
    Dimitris Kallifidas and Sean F. Brady
  12. A toolkit for heterologous expression of metabolic pathways in Aspergillus oryzae
    Khomaizon A. Kadir, Katherine Williams and Colin M. Lazarus
  13. De novo synthesis of high-value sesquiterpenoids in yeast
    Trinh-Don Nguyen, Gillian MacNevin and Dae-Kyun Ro
  14. Streptomyces coelicolor as an expression host for heterologous gene clusters
    Juan Pablo Gomez-Escribano and Mervyn J. Bibb
  15. Towards awakening cryptic secondary metabolite gene clusters in filamentous fungi
    Fang Yun Lim, James F. Sanchez, Clay C. C. Wang and N.P. Keller
  16. Regulatory cross-talk and microbial induction of fungal secondary metabolite clusters
    Hans-Wilhelm N├╝tzmann, Volker Schroeckh and Axel A. Brakhage
  17. Waking up Streptomyces secondary metabolism by genetic disruption of repressors or constitutive expression of activators
    Bertrand Aigle and Christophe Corre
  18. Use and discovery of chemical elicitors that stimulate biosynthetic gene clusters in Streptomyces bacteria
    Jane M. Moore, Elizabeth Bradshaw, Ryan F. Seipke, Matt I. Hutchings and Michael McArthur
  19. Persister eradication: lessons from the world of natural products
    Iris Keren, Lawrence R. Mulcahy and Kim Lewis