Author(s): Jannathul Firdous, Norain Ab. Latif, Resni Mona, Rehanna Mansor, Noorzaid Muhamad


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00365.0   

Address: Jannathul Firdous*, Norain Ab. Latif, Resni Mona, Rehanna Mansor, Noorzaid Muhamad
Cluster for Integrative Physiology and Molecular Medicine (CIPMM), Faculty of Medicine, Royal College of Medicine Perak, Universiti Kualalumpur, Jalan Greentown, 30450, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020

Medicinal plants are the important source of drugs that are used worldwide to meet the primary healthcare needs. Andrographis paniculata is one of the widely used effective medicinal plants in world. All parts of this plant are used to extract the potential phytochemicals but the aerial part of the plant contains medically important phytochemicals such as lactones, diterpenoids, diterpene glycosides, flavonoids, and flavonoid glycosides with various pharmacological activities. Endophytes are responsible to increase the production of plant bioactive compounds by its symbiotic association with the plants and favours the mechanism through metabolic interactions. The reasons for producing biologically active metabolites is due to its long term association with medicinal host plants, may improve/alter its natural bioactivity and obtain genetic details to produce such metabolites similar to the host. Hence this review focused on those properties and the phytochemical action of plant with bioactive compounds produced by endophytes isolated from such medicinal plants and its potential usefulness in human diseases.

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Jannathul Firdous, Norain Ab. Latif, Resni Mona, Rehanna Mansor, Noorzaid Muhamad. Andrographis paniculata and its Endophytes: A Review on their Pharmacological Activities. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2020; 13(4): 2027-2030. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00365.0

Jannathul Firdous, Norain Ab. Latif, Resni Mona, Rehanna Mansor, Noorzaid Muhamad. Andrographis paniculata and its Endophytes: A Review on their Pharmacological Activities. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2020; 13(4): 2027-2030. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00365.0   Available on:

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