Fungal endophytes from Dioscorea zingiberensis rhizomes and their antibacterial activity.

AIMS The aim of the study was to isolate and characterize the endophytic fungi from the rhizomes of the Chinese traditional medicinal plant Dioscorea zingiberensis and to detect their antibacterial activities. METHODS AND RESULTS After strict sterile sample preparation, nine fungal endophytes were isolated from rhizomes of the Chinese traditional… CONTINUE READING