​Novel Anticancer Compounds from Endophytic Fungi

Bedi Ashish, Adholeya Alok, Deshmukh Sunil Kumar
Current Biotechnology, 2017, 6, 000-000

​The search for natural bioactive metabolites having potential anticancer property dates back to the Ebers papyrus written in 1550 BC. Natural products from medicinal plants and microorganisms are the most consistent and productive source for the “first-in-class” drugs. After two decades of research, a great deal of interest has been generated by discovery of remarkable pharmacological agents from endophytic fungi residing asymptomatically within plant tissues.​

Anticancer compounds
Endophytic fungi