Vincamine-producing endophytic fungus isolated from Vinca minor.

Abstract

Vinca minor is a plant containing the alkaloid vincamine, which is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a cerebral stimulant and vasodilator. The objective of this study was to determine whether endophytic fungi isolated from V. minor produce vincamine. Primary screening was carried out using Dragendorff's and Mayer's reactions, and strain re-selection… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.phymed.2011.01.005

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