Salinispora tropica

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

Salinispora tropica is an obligate marine actinomycetes bacterium species. It produces salinosporamide A and salinosporamide B, potential anti-cancer agents.[1][2][3] The type strain is CNB-440T (= ATCC BAA-916T = DSM 44818T).

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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. 
  3. ^ Williams PG; Buchanan GO; Feling RH; Kauffman CA; Jensen PR; Fenical W (August 2005). "New cytotoxic salinosporamides from the marine Actinomycete Salinispora tropica". The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 70 (16): 6196–203. PMID 16050677. doi:10.1021/jo050511+. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 

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