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Marine actinobacteria: perspectives, challenges, future directions (vol 87, pg 65, 2005)

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Alan Bull, Dr James StachORCiD, Emeritus Professor Alan Ward, Professor Michael Goodfellow


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In this paper we evaluate the current state of research on the biology and biotechnology of marine actinobacteria. The topics covered include the abundance, diversity, novelty and biogeographic distribution of marine actinobacteria, ecosystem function, bioprospecting, and a new approach to the exploration of actinobacterial taxonomic space. An agenda for future marine actinobacterial research is suggested based upon consideration of the above issues.

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Author(s): Bull AT, Stach JEM, Ward AC, Goodfellow M

Publication type: Note

Publication status: Published

Journal: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Year: 2005

Volume: 87

Issue: 3

Pages: 259-+

ISSN (print): 0003-6072

ISSN (electronic): 1572-9699


DOI: 10.1007/s10482-005-3678-4