Presenter Information

Rachel Marks

Faculty Sponsor

Christine MacTaylor

Status

Undergraduate

Publication Date

5-1-2021

Department

Chemistry and Physics

Description

Endophytes were collected from the stem and leaves of Limonium, most commonly known as Sea Lavender. The Endophytes are fungus and bacteria that live on a plant without causing the plant harm. Endophytes are known to often contain medicinal properties. This study identified antibacterial properties in addition to the 15 medicinal compounds of interest produced by Limonium’s endophytes from the salt marsh located on the central campus at SSU.

Presentation Type

Poster

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Sea Lavender Endophyte's

Endophytes were collected from the stem and leaves of Limonium, most commonly known as Sea Lavender. The Endophytes are fungus and bacteria that live on a plant without causing the plant harm. Endophytes are known to often contain medicinal properties. This study identified antibacterial properties in addition to the 15 medicinal compounds of interest produced by Limonium’s endophytes from the salt marsh located on the central campus at SSU.