Avinash Ks, Krishnamurthy Y L


Objective: Cymbopogon grass is one of common aromatic grass species used for extraction of essential oil. The endophytic fungus HHPCYL03isolated from the Cymbopogon flexuosus, a medicinal grass species collected from Kemmannugundi regions of Karnataka.

Methods: Secondary metabolites were extracted from fungi using organic solvent Ethyl Acetate and screened for anticancer assay against breast cancer cell (MDA-MB-231), lung cancer cell (Calu-6) and colorectal cancer cell (HCT116) lines.

Results: The extract showed the positive result against HCT116 cells.

Conclusion: The fungal endophytes certainly become a repository of good economically, socially benefitted bioactive compounds.

Keywords: Endophytic fungi, Anticancer, Inhibition, Metabolite.

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Avinash Ks
Department of PG Studies and Research in Applied Botany Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta 577451, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India

Krishnamurthy Y L
Department of PG Studies and Research in Applied Botany Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta 577451, Shivamogga, Karnataka, India


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