β-Asarone Exhibits Antifungal Activity by Inhibiting Ergosterol Biosynthesis in Aspergillus niger ATCC 16888

@article{Venkatesan2019AsaroneEA,
  title={$\beta$-Asarone Exhibits Antifungal Activity by Inhibiting Ergosterol Biosynthesis in Aspergillus niger ATCC 16888},
  author={Ramya Athiyanam Venkatesan and Prakash Shyam Karuppiah and Gnanamani Arumugam and Kadalmani Balamuthu},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2019},
  volume={89},
  pages={173-184}
}
Fungi play an important role in the degradation of leather goods. Economics often influence the choice of fungicide, thus, search for highly effective and low cost fungicides is immensely important. The authors have screened antifungal activity of ten Indian traditional medicinal plants viz Acalypha fruticosa, Acalypha indica, Aegle marmelos, Adathoda vasika, Calotropis gigantea, Erythrina indica, Morinda citrifolia, Nerium oleander, Pithecellobium dulce, and Acorus calamus based upon their… 

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