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Special Issue Dedicated to Satoshi Ōmura: A leader and an inspiration in natural products chemistry, and the Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2015


We are very honored and pleased to dedicate this May issue of The Journal of Antibiotics to Professor Satoshi Ōmura, in recognition of his 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and his other great achievements. Accordingly, the issue also includes a list and overview of all 181 new compounds he has discovered in his 50-year career, encompassing nearly 500 compounds total. We are grateful to have received so many contributions from researchers all over the world, who hold Professor Ōmura in high esteem.

We would like to thank Managing Editor Dr. Kazuro Shiomi, the coordinator of this issue, for his hard work in planning and coordinating this very special publication.

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Volume 70, Issue 5 (May 2017)

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Foreword celebrating the career of Professor Satoshi Ōmura

Kuniaki Tatsuta

J Antibiot 2017 70: 455-456; 10.1038/ja.2017.25

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Achievements of Professor Satoshi Ōmura

Kazuro Shiomi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 457-491; 10.1038/ja.2017.36

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The ups and downs of drug discovery: the early history of Fidaxomicin

James B McAlpine

J Antibiot 2017 70: 492-494; advance online publication, January 18, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.157

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Review Articles


Ivermectin: enigmatic multifaceted ‘wonder’ drug continues to surprise and exceed expectations

Andy Crump

J Antibiot 2017 70: 495-505; advance online publication, February 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.11

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Genus Kitasatospora, taxonomic features and diversity of secondary metabolites

Yōko Takahashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 506-513; advance online publication, February 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.8

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Endophytic actinomycetes: promising source of novel bioactive compounds

Atsuko Matsumoto and Yōko Takahashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 514-519; advance online publication, March 8, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.20

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The antibiotic resistance crisis, with a focus on the United States

Evan Martens and Arnold L Demain

J Antibiot 2017 70: 520-526; advance online publication, March 1, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.30

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Nature nurtures the design of new semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotics OPEN

Prabhavathi Fernandes, Evan Martens and David Pereira

J Antibiot 2017 70: 527-533; advance online publication, November 30, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.137

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The master regulator PhoP coordinates phosphate and nitrogen metabolism, respiration, cell differentiation and antibiotic biosynthesis: comparison in Streptomyces coelicolor and Streptomyces avermitilis

Juan F Martín, Antonio Rodríguez-García and Paloma Liras

J Antibiot 2017 70: 534-541; advance online publication, March 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.19

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Tyropeptins, proteasome inhibitors produced by Kitasatospora sp. MK993-dF2

Isao Momose and Takumi Watanabe

J Antibiot 2017 70: 542-550; advance online publication, February 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.9

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Message from a long-time friend: congratulations on Emeritus Professor Satoshi Ōmura’s accomplishments

James B McAlpine

J Antibiot 2017 70: 551-552; 10.1038/ja.2017.43

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Original Articles


Enhanced dereplication of fungal cultures via use of mass defect filtering OPEN

Noemi D Paguigan, Tamam El-Elimat, Diana Kao, Huzefa A Raja, Cedric J Pearce and Nicholas H Oberlies

J Antibiot 2017 70: 553-561; advance online publication, January 11, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.145

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Naphthacemycins, novel circumventors of β-lactam resistance in MRSA, produced by Streptomyces sp. KB-3346-5. I. The taxonomy of the producing strain, and the fermentation, isolation and antibacterial activities

Atsushi Fukumoto, Yong-Pil Kim, Atsuko Matsumoto, Yoko Takahashi, Makoto Suzuki, Hideyuki Onodera, Hiroshi Tomoda, Hidehito Matsui, Hideaki Hanaki, Masato Iwatsuki, Satoshi Ōmura and Kazuro Shiomi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 562-567; advance online publication, March 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.28

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Naphthacemycins, novel circumventors of β-lactam resistance in MRSA, produced by Streptomyces sp. KB-3346-5. II. Structure elucidation

Atsushi Fukumoto, Yong-Pil Kim, Masato Iwatsuki, Tomoyasu Hirose, Toshiaki Sunazuka, Hideaki Hanaki, Satoshi Ōmura and Kazuro Shiomi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 568-573; advance online publication, March 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.29

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Total synthesis of (±)-naphthacemycin A9, possessing both antibacterial activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and circumventing effect of β-lactam resistance

Tomoyasu Hirose, Yasuhiro Kojima, Hidehito Matsui, Hideaki Hanaki, Masato Iwatsuki, Kazuro Shiomi, Satoshi Ōmura and Toshiaki Sunazuka

J Antibiot 2017 70: 574-581; advance online publication, December 7, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.141

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Kribellosides, novel RNA 5′-triphosphatase inhibitors from the rare actinomycete Kribbella sp. MI481-42F6

Masayuki Igarashi, Ryuichi Sawa, Manabu Yamasaki, Chigusa Hayashi, Maya Umekita, Masaki Hatano, Toshinobu Fujiwara, Kiyohisa Mizumoto and Akio Nomoto

J Antibiot 2017 70: 582-589; advance online publication, January 11, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.161

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Isomethoxyneihumicin, a new cytotoxic agent produced by marine Nocardiopsis alba KM6-1

Takashi Fukuda, Misaki Takahashi, Kenichiro Nagai, Enjuro Harunari, Chiaki Imada and Hiroshi Tomoda

J Antibiot 2017 70: 590-594; advance online publication, December 21, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.152

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Antarlides F–H, new members of the antarlide family produced by Streptomyces sp. BB47

Shun Saito, Takahiro Fujimaki, Watanalai Panbangred, Ryuichi Sawa, Yasuhiro Igarashi and Masaya Imoto

J Antibiot 2017 70: 595-600; advance online publication, February 8, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.6

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Elmenols C-H, new angucycline derivatives isolated from a culture of Streptomyces sp. IFM 11490

 Yixizhuoma, Naoki Ishikawa, Mohamed S Abdelfattah and Masami Ishibashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 601-606; advance online publication, January 11, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.158

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Simamycin (5′-O-geranyluridine): a new prenylated nucleoside from Streptomyces sp.

Yasuhiro Igarashi, Takayuki Kyoso, Youngju Kim and Tsutomu Oikawa

J Antibiot 2017 70: 607-610; advance online publication, January 18, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.163

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Fradiamine A, a new siderophore from the deep-sea actinomycete Streptomyces fradiae MM456M-mF7

Yasuhiro Takehana, Maya Umekita, Masaki Hatano, Chiaki Kato, Ryuichi Sawa and Masayuki Igarashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 611-615; advance online publication, March 1, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.26

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Characterization of bafilomycin biosynthesis in Kitasatospora setae KM-6054 and comparative analysis of gene clusters in Actinomycetales microorganisms

Ayako Nara, Takuya Hashimoto, Mamoru Komatsu, Makoto Nishiyama, Tomohisa Kuzuyama and Haruo Ikeda

J Antibiot 2017 70: 616-624; advance online publication, March 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.33

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Incubation of 2-methylisoborneol synthase with the intermediate analog 2-methylneryl diphosphate

Wayne KW Chou, Colin A Gould and David E Cane

J Antibiot 2017 70: 625-631; advance online publication, March 1, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.24

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Cyclization mechanism of phomopsene synthase: mass spectrometry based analysis of various site-specifically labeled terpenes

Sandip S Shinde, Atsushi Minami, Zhi Chen, Tetsuo Tokiwano, Tomonobu Toyomasu, Nobuo Kato, Takeshi Sassa and Hideaki Oikawa

J Antibiot 2017 70: 632-638; advance online publication, March 8, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.27

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Molecular beacons to identify gifted microbes for genome mining

Richard H Baltz

J Antibiot 2017 70: 639-646; advance online publication, January 25, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.1

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Development of a new air-stable structure-simplified nafuredin-γ analog as a potent and selective nematode complex I inhibitor

Masaki Ohtawa, Shiho Arima, Risa Shimizu, Naomi Hanatani, Eri Shimizu, Kazuro Shiomi, Kiyoshi Kita, Satoshi Ōmura and Tohru Nagamitsu

J Antibiot 2017 70: 647-654; advance online publication, February 22, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.16

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Synthesis and antibacterial activity of novel lincomycin derivatives. II. Exploring (7S)-7-(5-aryl-1,3,4-thiadiazol-2-yl-thio)-7-deoxylincomycin derivatives

Ko Kumura, Yoshinari Wakiyama, Kazutaka Ueda, Eijiro Umemura, Takashi Watanabe, Megumi Kumura, Takuji Yoshida and Keiichi Ajito

J Antibiot 2017 70: 655-663; advance online publication, December 7, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.139

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Lipophilic teicoplanin pseudoaglycon derivatives are active against vancomycin- and teicoplanin-resistant enterococci

Zsolt Szűcs, Ilona Bereczki, Magdolna Csávás, Erzsébet Rőth, Anikó Borbás, Gyula Batta, Eszter Ostorházi, Réka Szatmári and Pál Herczegh

J Antibiot 2017 70: 664-670; advance online publication, February 1, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.2

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Thiazomycin, nocathiacin and analogs show strong activity against clinical strains of drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Sheo B Singh, Libo Xu, Peter T Meinke, Natalia Kurepina, Barry N Kreiswirth, David B Olsen and Katherine Young

J Antibiot 2017 70: 671-674; advance online publication, January 18, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.165

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The synthesis and evaluation of the antiproliferative activity of deacidified GEX1A analogues

Takamichi Imaizumi, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Ran Hori, Yasuo Watanabe, Shiro Soga, Kyoichiro Iida and Hideyuki Onodera

J Antibiot 2017 70: 675-679; advance online publication, January 18, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.166

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Ivermectin efficacy against Biomphalaria, intermediate host snail vectors of Schistosomiasis

Naftale Katz, Neusa Araújo, Paulo Marcos Zech Coelho, Carlos Medicis Morel, Ana Rosa Linde-Arias, Takeshi Yamada, Yuki Horimatsu, Koh Suzuki, Toshiaki Sunazuka and Satoshi Ōmura

J Antibiot 2017 70: 680-684; advance online publication, March 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.31

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Anti-Mycobacterium activity of microbial peptides in a silkworm infection model with Mycobacterium smegmatis

Akiho Yagi, Ryuji Uchida, Hiroshi Hamamoto, Kazuhisa Sekimizu, Ken-ichi Kimura and Hiroshi Tomoda

J Antibiot 2017 70: 685-690; 10.1038/ja.2017.23

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MA026, an anti-hepatitis C virus compound, opens tight junctions of the epithelial cell membrane

Yusuke Kanda, Youhei Yamasaki, Satomi Shimura, Shinji Kamisuki, Fumio Sugawara, Yoko Nagumo and Takeo Usui

J Antibiot 2017 70: 691-694; advance online publication, January 18, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.168

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γ-Ionylidene-type sesquiterpenoids possessing antimicrobial activity against Porphyromonas gingivalis from Phellinus linteus and their absolute structure determination

Tatsuya Shirahata, Chieko Ino, Fumi Mizuno, Yoshihisa Asada, Masao Hirotani, George A Petersson, Satoshi Ōmura, Takafumi Yoshikawa and Yoshinori Kobayashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 695-698; advance online publication, March 22, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.35

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Structure and antibacterial activities of new cyclic peptide antibiotics, pargamicins B, C and D, from Amycolatopsis sp. ML1-hF4

Hideki Hashizume, Ryuichi Sawa, Kazuma Yamashita, Yoshio Nishimura and Masayuki Igarashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 699-704; advance online publication, March 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.34

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Trachyspic acid 19-butyl ester, a new inhibitor of Plk1 polo box domain-dependent recognition from uncharacterized fungus RKGS-F2684

Toshihiko Nogawa, Noriko Ogita, Yushi Futamura, Shigenori Negishi, Nobumoto Watanabe and Hiroyuki Osada

J Antibiot 2017 70: 705-707; advance online publication, January 18, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.167

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Two new sacrolide-class oxylipins from the edible cyanobacterium Aphanothece sacrum

Naoya Oku, Sayaka Hana, Miyako Matsumoto, Kohsuke Yonejima, Keijiroh Tansei, Yasuhiro Isogai and Yasuhiro Igarashi

J Antibiot 2017 70: 708-709; advance online publication, March 8, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.32

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Competition and co-regulation of spirotoamide and tautomycetin biosynthesis in Streptomyces griseochromogenes, and isolation and structural elucidation of spirotoamide C and D

Dong Yang, Mostafa E Rateb, Nan Wang and Ben Shen

J Antibiot 2017 70: 710-714; advance online publication, February 15, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2017.13

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Synergistic antifungal indolecarbazoles from Streptomyces sp. CNS-42 associated with traditional Chinese medicine Alisma orientale

Mei Liu, Pei Huang, Qian Wang, Biao Ren, Ayokunmi Oyeleye, Miaomiao Liu, Jingyu Zhang, Xiaolin Li, Xiaoping Zhang, Lixin Zhang and Xueting Liu

J Antibiot 2017 70: 715-717; advance online publication, January 11, 2017; 10.1038/ja.2016.160

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Precursor-directed in situ synthesis of Saccharothriolides G and H by the Actinomycete Saccharothrix sp. A1506

Shan Lu, Shinichi Nishimura, Masashi Ito, Taira Kato and Hideaki Kakeya

J Antibiot 2017 70: 718-720; advance online publication, December 21, 2016; 10.1038/ja.2016.153

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