Bioactive Compounds from Terrestrial Extremophiles

  • Lesley-Ann Giddings
  • David J. Newman

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Microbiology book series (BRIEFSMICROBIOL)

Also part of the Extremophilic Bacteria book sub series (EXTREMBACT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Lesley-Ann Giddings, David J. Newman
    Pages 1-75
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 77-90

About this book


A discussion of the chemical compounds produced by organisms living under extreme conditions that may have potential as drugs or leads to novel drugs for human use. This SpringerBrief deals with bioactive materials from terrestrial extremophiles.


Drug candidates Drug leads Extremophiles Natural products Terrestrial Microbes

Authors and affiliations

  • Lesley-Ann Giddings
    • 1
  • David J. Newman
    • 2
  1. 1.Natural Products Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program, NCI, FNLFrederickUSA
  2. 2.Natural Products Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program, NCI, FNLFrederickUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13259-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13260-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5385
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5393
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