• Genome Mining of Streptomyces sp. YIM 130001 Isolated From Lichen Affords New Thiopeptide Antibiotic 

      Schneider, Olha; Simic, Nebojsa; Aachmann, Finn Lillelund; Rückert, Christian; Kristiansen, Kåre Andre; Kalinowski, Jörn; Jiang, Yi; Wang, Lisong; Jiang, Cheng-Lin; Lale, Rahmi; Zotchev, Sergey B (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Streptomyces bacteria are recognized as an important source for antibiotics with broad applications in human medicine and animal health. Here, we report the isolation of a new lichen-associating Streptomyces sp. YIM 130001 ...
    • Identification of a Pivotal Residue for Determining the Block Structure-Forming Properties of Alginate C-5 Epimerases 

      Stanisci, Annalucia; Tøndervik, Anne; Gaardløs, Margrethe; Lervik, Anders; Skjåk-Bræk, Gudmund; Sletta, Håvard; Aachmann, Finn Lillelund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Alginate is a linear copolymer composed of 1→4 linked β-d-mannuronic acid (M) and its epimer α-l-guluronic acid (G). The polysaccharide is first produced as homopolymeric mannuronan and subsequently, at the polymer level, ...