In this issue of Chemistry & Biology, Francisco Malpartida and colleagues  report the formation of novel polyene amide derivatives upon transformation of the producer strain with SCP2*-derived vectors carrying the erythromycin resistance gene ermE. This unexpected finding provides a new tool for generating antifungal drugs by biotransformation.
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