The current status of natural products from marine fungi and their potential as anti-infective agents
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- Bhadury, P., Mohammad, B.T. & Wright, P.C. J IND MICROBIOL BIOTECHNOL (2006) 33: 325. doi:10.1007/s10295-005-0070-3
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A growing number of marine fungi are the sources of novel and potentially life-saving bioactive secondary metabolites. Here, we have discussed some of these novel antibacterial, antiviral, antiprotozoal compounds isolated from marine-derived fungi and their possible roles in disease eradication. We have also discussed the future commercial exploitation of these compounds for possible drug development using metabolic engineering and post-genomics approaches.