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Culture dependent and functional genomic analysis of bioprospects capable of producing antibacterial agents
Regardless of new technologies, increasing availability of vaccines, and novel medicine advances, infectious diseases are one of the principal causes of human mortality. Infectious disease control has become even more ...
Endophytic fungi associated with the black mangrove Avicennia germinans in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico: Their antimicrobial potential
The search for new antimicrobial compounds has been of great interest in recent years. These compounds are naturally produced by microorganisms including endophytic fungi isolated from mangroves. This study focuses on ...
Isolation and Characterization of Antimicrobial Agent Producing Microbes and Generation of Metagenomic Libraries from Diverse Forest Soils in Puerto Rico
The misuse of antimicrobial agents is a world wide issue, since many opportunistic bacteria have acquired resistance or are becoming resistant to commercially available antibiotics. Antimicrobial resistance is not limited ...