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Biosynthesis of nonribosomal and ribosomal peptides in cyanobacteria
Biological role of nonribosomal peptides in Microcystis
Biological role of secondary metabolites in symbiotic cyanobacteria
Horizontal gene transfer of eucaryotic cytoskeleton elements in Microcystis
Microviridins are a family of ribosomally synthesized and post-translationally modified peptides with a highly unusual architecture featuring non-canonical lactone as well as lactam rings. Individual variants specifically inhibit different types of serine proteases.