Salinispora arenicola

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Salinispora arenicola
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria
Subclass: Actinobacteridae
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Micromonosporineae
Family: Micromonosporaceae
Genus: Salinispora
Species: S. arenicola
Binomial name
Salinispora arenicola
Maldonado et al. 2005

Salinispora arenicola is an obligate marine actinomycetes bacterium species. It produces salinosporamide, a potential anti-cancer agent.[1][2] The type strain is CNH-643T (= ATCC BAA-917T = DSM 44819T).

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  1. ^ Fenical, W.; Jensen, P.R.; Palladino, M.A.; Lam, K.S.; Lloyd, G.K.; Potts, B.C. (2009). "Discovery and development of the anticancer agent salinosporamide A (NPI-0052)". Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 17: 2175–2180. PMC 2814440Freely accessible. PMID 19022674. doi:10.1016/j.bmc.2008.10.075. 
  2. ^ Maldonado, L. A. (2005). "Salinispora arenicola gen. nov., sp. nov. and Salinispora tropica sp. nov., obligate marine actinomycetes belonging to the family Micromonosporaceae". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 55 (5): 1759–1766. ISSN 1466-5026. PMID 16166663. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63625-0. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Williams, Philip G.; Asolkar, Ratnakar N.; Kondratyuk, Tamara; Pezzuto, John M.; Jensen, Paul R.; Fenical, William (2007). "Saliniketals A and B, Bicyclic Polyketides from the Marine ActinomyceteSalinispora arenicola". Journal of Natural Products. 70 (1): 83–88. ISSN 0163-3864. PMID 17253854. doi:10.1021/np0604580. 
  • Edlund, A.; Loesgen, S.; Fenical, W.; Jensen, P. R. (2011). "Geographic Distribution of Secondary Metabolite Genes in the Marine Actinomycete Salinispora arenicola". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77 (17): 5916–5925. ISSN 0099-2240. doi:10.1128/AEM.00611-11. 

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