Non-ribosomal Synthesized Bacterial Metabolites
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2023) | Viewed by 2865
Interests: biosensors; bacteria; bacillus; probiotics; quorum-sensing; nonribosomal synthesis
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I would like to invite you to contribute a paper to a Special Issue dedicated to nonribosomal synthesis within bacteria and metabolites produced through this mechanism.
This Special Issue aims to publish recent findings on various aspects of nonribosomal synthesis, its molecular mechanisms, application of its products, and new approaches to search for nonribosomal metabolites.
Nonribosomal synthesis is the mechanism by which bacteria (as well as some fungi) synthesize secondary metabolites such as lipopeptides and polyketides. The products of this synthesis exhibit a wide variety of biologically active properties, such as antibiotic, antifungal, and antiviral characteristics. Their synthesis is regulated by complex genetic mechanisms that partially intersect with the regulation of spore formation and biofilm formation. Nonribosomal synthesis is not only of fundamental interest as a phenomenon that violates traditional ideas about protein synthesis but also has obvious practical applications, particularly in the search and creation of new antimicrobial compounds. Nowadays, new nonribosomally synthesized metabolites are still discovered every year. Additionally, in silico analyses of bacterial genomes (genome mining) allow for the identification of biosynthetic gene clusters and metabolic pathways connected with nonribosomal synthesis. We hope to bring together in this Special Issue the latest reports on the discovery of new metabolites and modern ways to search for them. Research articles, review articles, and short communications on the topic are welcome.
Dr. Evgeniya Prazdnova
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