Journal of
Microbiology and Antimicrobials

  • Abbreviation: J. Microbiol. Antimicrob.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2308
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 158

Full Length Research Paper

Antimicrobial activity of endophytic fungi isolated and identified from salt marsh plant in Vellar Estuary

Indira Kalyanasundaram*
  • Indira Kalyanasundaram*
  • Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai ? 608 502, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Google Scholar
Jayaprabha Nagamuthu
  • Jayaprabha Nagamuthu
  • Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai ? 608 502, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Google Scholar
Srinivasan Muthukumaraswamy
  • Srinivasan Muthukumaraswamy
  • Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamalai University, Parangipettai ? 608 502, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 10 December 2014
  •  Accepted: 23 January 2015
  •  Published: 28 February 2015

References

 

Bacon CW, White JF (2000). Microbial Endophytes. Marcel Deker, NewYork, USA.
 
Barnett HL, Hunter BB (1998). Illustrated Genera of Imperfect Fungi. APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
 
Coast J, Smith R, Miller M (1996). Superbugs: should antimicrobial resistance be included as a cost in economic evaluation? Heal. Econom. 5:217-226.
Crossref
 
Corrado M, Rodrigues KF (2004). Antimicrobial evaluation of fungal extracts produced by endophytic strains of Phomopsis sp. J. Bas. Microbiol. 44:157-160.
Crossref
 
Cuomo V, Palomba I, Perretti A, Guerriero A, Ambrosio MD, Pietra F (1995). Antimicrobial activities from marine fungi. J. Mar. Biotechnol. 2:199-204.
 

Gangadevi V, Muthumary J (2007). Preliminary studies on cytotoxic effect of fungal taxol on cancer cell lines. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 6:1382- 1386.

View

 
Gangadevi V, Muthumary J (2009). Taxol production by Pestalotiopsis terminaliae, an endophytic fungus of Terminalia arjuna (Arjun tree). Biotechnol. Appl. Biochem. 52:9-15.
Crossref
 
Geels FP, Schippers G (1983). Selection of antagonistic fluorescent Pseudomonas spp. and their root colonization and persistence following treatment of seed potatoes. J. Phytopathol. 108:193-206.
Crossref
 
Guimaraes DO, Borges WS, Kawano CY, Ribeiro PH, Goldman GH, Nomizo A, Theimann OH, Oliva G, Lopes NP, Pupo MT (2008). Biological activities from extracts of endophytic fungi isolated from Viguiera arenaria and Tithonia diversifolia. FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol. 52:134-144.
Crossref
 
Harper JK, Ford EJ, Strobel GA, Arif A, Grant DM, Porco J, Tomer DP, Oneill K (2003). Pestacin: A 1, 3-dihydro isobenzofuran from Pestalotiopsis microspora possessing anti- oxidant and antimycotic activities. Tetrahedron. 59:2471-2476.
Crossref
 
Huang Y, Wang J, Li G, Zheng Z, Su W (2001). Antitumor and antifungal activities in endophytic fungi isolated from pharmaceutical plants Taxus mairei, Cephalataxus fortunei and Torreya grandis. FEMS Immunol. Medi. Microbiol. 31:163-167.
Crossref
 
Jagessar RC, Mohamed A, Gomes G (2007). Antibacterial and antifungal activity of leaf extracts of Luffa operculata, vs Peltophorum pterocarpum, against Candida albicans, Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. Nat. Sci. 5(4):81-93.
 
Kobayashi H, Namikoshi M, Yoshimoto T, Yokochi T (1996). A screening method for antimitotic and antifungal substances using conidia of Pyricularia oryzae, modification and application to tropical marine fungi. J. Antibiot. (Tokyo). 49(9):873-879.
Crossref
 
Kumaresan V, Suryanarayanan, TS (2001). Occurrence and distribution of endophytic fungi in a mangrove community. Mycolog. Res. 105:1388-1391.
Crossref
 
Levy SB (2002). The antibiotic paradox: how misuse of antibiotics destroys their curative powers. 2nd (ed), Perseus Books, Boston.
 
Levy SB, Marshall B (2004). Antibacterial resistance worldwide: causes, challenges and responses. N. Med. 10:122-129.
Crossref
 
Li E, Jiang L, Guo L, Zhang H, Che Y (2008). Pestalachlorides A–C, antifungal metabolites from plant endophytic fungus Pestalotiopsis adusta. Bioorgan. Med. Chem. 16:7894-7899.
Crossref
 
Liu CH, Zou WH, Lu H, Tan RX (2001). Antifungal activity of Artemisia annua endophyte cultures against phytopathogenic fungi. J. Biotechnol. 88:277-282.
Crossref
 
Nishioka M, Furuya N, Nakashima N, Matsuyama N (1997). Antibacterial activity of metabolites produced by Erwinia spp. against various phytopathogenic bacteria. Annu. Phytopathol. Soc. Jap. 63:99-102.
Crossref
 
Pablosmendez A, Knirsch CA, Barr RG, Lerner BH, Frieden TR (1997). Nonadherence in tuberculosis treatment: predictors and consequences in New York City. Amer. J. Med. 102:164-170.
Crossref
 
Portrait V, Gaillard SG, Cottenceau G, Pons AM (1999). Inhibition of pathogenic Salmonella enteritidis growth mediated by Escherichia coli microcin J25 producing strains. Can. J. Microbiol. 45:988-994.
Crossref
 
Prabavathy D, Valli Nachiyar C (2012). Study on the antimicrobial activity of Aspergillus sp. isolated from Justicia adathoda, Ind. J. Sci. Technol. 5(9):3317-3320.
 
Ramasamy K, Lim SM, Bakar AB, Ismail N, Ismail MS, Ali MF, Weber JFF, Cole ALJ. (2010). Antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of Malaysian endophytes. Phytothera. Res. 24(5):640-643.
Crossref
 
Raviglione MC, Snider DE, Kochi A (1995). Global epidemiology of tuberculosis. Morbidity and mortality of a worldwide epidemic. J. Amer. Med. Assoc. 273:220-226.
Crossref
 
Selim KA, El-Beih AA, Abdel-Rahman TM, El-Diwany AI (2011). Biodiversity and antimicrobial activity of endophytes associated with Egyptian medicinal plants. Mycosphe. 2(6):669-678.
Crossref
 
Selvin J, Joseph S, Asha KRT, Manjusha WA, Sangeetha VS, Jayaseema DM, Antony MC, Vinitha AJD (2004). Antibacterial potential of antagonistic Streptomyces sp. isolated from marine sponge Dendrilla nigra. FEMS. Microbiol. Let. 50:117-122.
 
Stinson M, Ezra D, Hess WM, Sears J, Strobel G (2003). An endophytic Gliocladium sp. of Eucryphia cordifolia producing selective volatile antimicrobial compounds. Plant Sci. 165:913-922.
Crossref
 
Strobel G, Bryn D (2003). Bioprospecting for microbial endophyte and their natural products. Microbiol. Molecul. Bio. Rev. 67:491-502.
Crossref
 
Strobel GA (2002). Rainforest endophytes and bioactive products. Crit. Rev. Biotechnol. 22(4):315- 333.
Crossref
 
Strobel GA, Daisy B, Castillo U, Harper JJ (2004). Natural products from endophytic microorganisms. J. Nat. Prod. 67:257-268.
Crossref
 
Strobel GA, Dirksie E, Sears J, Markworth C (2001). Volatile antimicrobials from Muscodor albus, a novel endophytic fungus. Microbiol. 147:2943-2950.
 
Suryanarayanan TS, Kumaresan V (2000). Endophytic fungi of some halophytes from an estuarine mangrove forest. Mycolog. Res. 104:1465-1467.
Crossref
 
Suryanarayanan TS, Venkatesan G, Murali TS (2003). Endophytic fungal communities in leaves of tropical forest trees: diversity and distribution patterns. Curr. Sci. 85:489-493.
 
Tan RX, Zou WX (2001). Endophytes: A rich source of functional metabolites. Nat. Prod. Rep. 18:448-459.
Crossref
 
Verma VC, Kharmar RN, Strobel GA (2009). Chemical and functional diversity of natural products from plant associated endophytic fungi. Nat. Prod. Commun. 4:1511-1532.
PMid:19967984
 
Wang J, Huang Y, Fang M, Zhang Y, Zheng Z, Zhao Y, Su W, Brefeldin A (2002). A cytotoxin produced by Paecilomyces sp. and Aspergillus clavatus isolated from Taxus mairei and Torreya grandis. FEMS Immunol. Med. Microbiol. 34:51-57.
Crossref
 
Wasser SP (2002). Medicinal mushrooms as a source of anti-tumor and immuno-modulating polysaccharides. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 60:258-274.
Crossref
 
Wiyakrutta S, Sriubolmas N, Panphut W, Thongon N, Danwiset-Kanjana K, Ruangrungsi N, Meevootisom V (2004). Endophytic fungi with anti-microbial, anti-cancer and anti-malarial activities isolated from Thai medicinal plants. W. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 20:265-272.
Crossref