ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Peihai Li1#, Yaqin Fan1#, Hao Chen1 , Yaxi Chao1, Fengmei Wang2, Suqi Wu1, Xiaomei Zhang2 Ning Du1 and Junhui Chen1
1Key Lab of Marine Bioactive Substances, First Institute of Oceanography, SOA, China.
2Technical center, Shandong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, PR China.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2015;9(Spl. Edn. 1):25-30
© The Author(s). 2015
Received: 16/02/2015 | Accepted: 20/04/2015 | Published: 31/05/2015
Abstract

The objective of our research was to explore metabolic characteristics of the deep-sea fungi in extreme environment. The study revealed a rather low population density of cultivable fungi in deep-sea sediments. Sixteen compounds, including nine cyclic dipeptides (1-3, 8, 9, 12, and 14-16), were obtained from the fermentation broth of the Cladosporium sp. FA1-2 derived from the Atlantic Ocean. The deep-sea fungal metabolic characteristics in low temperature and oligotrophic medium were reported here for the first time. The characteristics of metabolites were connected with the adaptive mechanism of deep-sea fungi and could be used as a reference to study the secondary metabolites of fungi residing in extreme environments.

Keywords

extreme environments; metabolic characterization; deep-sea fungus; Cladosporium sp..

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