• 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


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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Ks, A., and K. Y. L. “CYTOTOXIC ACTIVITY OF ENDOPHYTIC FUNGI HHPCYL03 ISOLATED FROM CYMBOPOGON FLEXUOSUS NEES EX STEUD”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 7, no. 3, July 2015, pp. 70-72,
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