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BACKGROUND Garlic has lost its ability to form seeds in the course of its domestication. Therefore, the germplasm storage via cryopreservation is increasingly applied. The progression of the various steps within the cryopreservation procedure is accompanied by declining survival rates of the explants. Much of the recent work on cryo-stress has been focussed(More)
Plectranthus amboinicus is a medicinal plant that possesses anticancer activity. An endophytic fungus, Pestalotiopsis microspora EF01, was isolated from the fresh healthy leaves and was screened for the production of taxol, an anticancer drug, in artificial culture medium. The presence of taxol was confirmed by chromatographic and spectroscopic experiments(More)
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