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The Journal of Antibiotics

Julian E Davies Special Issue:

In appreciation of Julian's major strides in science, from streptomycin to the parvome

Coordinated by Morimasa Yagisawa and Kunimoto Hotta


Special Issue Guest Editors: Dr. Morimasa Yagisawa, Keio University Faculty of Pharmacy and Dr. Kunimoto Hotta, Functional Water Foundation

We are very honored and pleased to dedicate this special issue to Professor Julian E. Davies, a longtime board member of The Journal of Antibiotics, and his outstanding achievements in antibiotics research. We would like to thank all his friends and colleagues who contributed to this issue.
The issue was organized with the invaluable support of the coordinator, Dr. Morimasa Yagisawa, and Dr. Kunimoto Hotta, who have a longstanding and close friendship with Professor Davies, along with editor Dr. Minoru Yoshida, who organized the reviewing process. We are grateful for their great devotion in planning and coordinating this issue.

The Journal of Antibiotics


Volume 70, Issue 4 (April 2017)

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Preface for the Special Issue dedicated to Professor Julian E. Davies

Kunimoto Hotta and Morimasa Yagisawa

J Antibiot 2017 70: 335-338; 10.1038/ja.2017.14

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Review Articles


Julian Davies and the discovery of kanamycin resistance transposon Tn5

Douglas E Berg

J Antibiot 2017 70: 339-346; advance online publication, October 12, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.120

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Production of valuable compounds by molds and yeasts

Arnold L Demain and Evan Martens

J Antibiot 2017 70: 347-360; advance online publication, October 12, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.121

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Antibiotics in microbial coculture

Kenji Ueda and Teruhiko Beppu

J Antibiot 2017 70: 361-365; advance online publication, October 19, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.127

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Bacterial proteases, untapped antimicrobial drug targets OPEN

Elizabeth Culp and Gerard D Wright

J Antibiot 2017 70: 366-377; advance online publication, November 30, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.138

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Bio-based production of fuels and industrial chemicals by repurposing antibiotic-producing type I modular polyketide synthases: opportunities and challenges

Satoshi Yuzawa, Jay D Keasling and Leonard Katz

J Antibiot 2017 70: 378-385; advance online publication, November 16, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.136

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Development of new polymyxin derivatives for multi-drug resistant Gram-negative infections

Pamela Brown and Michael J Dawson

J Antibiot 2017 70: 386-394; advance online publication, January 11, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.146

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Original Articles


Decatamariic acid, a new mitochondrial respiration inhibitor discovered by pesticidal screening using drug-sensitive Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Yoshihiro Watanabe, Takuya Suga, Satomi Narusawa, Masato Iwatsuki, Kenichi Nonaka, Takuji Nakashima, Yasuo Shinohara, Takahiro Shiotsuki, Naoya Ichimaru, Hideto Miyoshi, Yukihiro Asami, Satoshi Omura and Kazuro Shiomi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 395-399; advance online publication, January 18, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.164

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New aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes APH(3′)-VIII and APH(3′)-IX in Acinetobacter rudis and Acinetobacter gerneri

Eun-Jeong Yoon, Catherine Grillot-Courvalin and Patrice Courvalin

J Antibiot 2017 70: 400-403; advance online publication, December 14, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.144

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Characterization of the biosynthetic gene cluster (ata) for the A201A aminonucleoside antibiotic from Saccharothrix mutabilis subsp. capreolus

Irene Saugar, Brian Molloy, Eloisa Sanz, María Blanca Sánchez, María Fernández-Lobato and Antonio Jiménez

J Antibiot 2017 70: 404-413; advance online publication, October 12, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.123

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New isofuranonaphthoquinones and isoindolequinones from Streptomyces sp. CB01883

Zhikai Guo, Guohui Pan, Zhengren Xu, Dong Yang, Hindra , Xiangcheng Zhu, Yong Huang, Li-Xing Zhao, Yi Jiang, Yanwen Duan and Ben Shen

J Antibiot 2017 70: 414-422; advance online publication, October 12, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.122

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Substrate specificity of radical S-adenosyl-l-methionine dehydratase AprD4 and its partner reductase AprD3 in the C3′-deoxygenation of aminoglycoside antibiotics

Fumitaka Kudo, Takahiro Tokumitsu and Tadashi Eguchi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 423-428; advance online publication, September 7, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.110

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Allantopyrone A activates Keap1–Nrf2 pathway and protects PC12 cells from oxidative stress-induced cell death

Shota Uesugi, Makoto Muroi, Yasumitsu Kondoh, Yoshihito Shiono, Hiroyuki Osada and Ken-ichi Kimura

J Antibiot 2017 70: 429-434; advance online publication, August 10, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.99

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Amide compound synthesis by adenylation domain of bacillibactin synthetase

Tomoko Abe, Yoshiteru Hashimoto, Sayaka Sugimoto, Kenta Kobayashi, Takuto Kumano and Michihiko Kobayashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 435-442; advance online publication, October 12, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.117

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Antiviral effect of theaflavins against caliciviruses

Mai Ohba, Tomoichiro Oka, Takayuki Ando, Saori Arahata, Asaka Ikegaya, Hirotaka Takagi, Naohisa Ogo, Chelsea Zhu, Kazuhiro Owada, Fumihiko Kawamori, Qiuhong Wang, Linda J Saif and Akira Asai

J Antibiot 2017 70: 443-447; advance online publication, October 19, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.128

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Isolation and anti-HIV-1 integrase activity of lentzeosides A–F from extremotolerant lentzea sp. H45, a strain isolated from a high-altitude Atacama Desert soil

Dominik Wichner, Hamidah Idris, Wael E Houssen, Andrew R McEwan, Alan T Bull, Juan A Asenjo, Michael Goodfellow, Marcel Jaspars, Rainer Ebel and Mostafa E Rateb

J Antibiot 2017 70: 448-453; advance online publication, June 29, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.78

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