The Natural Functions of Secondary Metabolites

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... Thus far the de novo biosynthesis of polyols like glycerol, arabitol, and inositol, which are typical compatible solutes of halophilic /halotolerant fungi, algae and plants [17, 66, 67], has nearly been observed in bacteria, although two species employ polyols for osmoadaptation. ...

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  • Arnold L. Demain

  • Aiqi Fang

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