Identification of the novel penicillin biosynthesis gene aatB of Aspergillus nidulans and its putative evolutionary relationship to this fungal secondary metabolism gene cluster
Petra Sproete, Michael J Hynes, Peter Hortschansky, Ekaterina Shelest, Daniel H Scharf, Sandra M Wolke, Axel A Brakhage
Molecular Microbiology | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2008
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We thank Sylke Fricke and Sandra Murray for excellent technical assistance, and Andrea Perner and Robert Winkler for LC-MS analysis. We gratefully acknowledge Marco van den Berg for sharing unpublished data, and Alex Andrianopoulos for helpful discussions. This work was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Priority Program SPP1152), the Australian Research Council, the HKI, and by a DAAD scholarship for PhD students granted to P. S.