Ophiocordyceps sinensis and Pharmaceutical Industry
Fungus has ever since been of great interest to science. Among the group of eukaryotic organisms, fungi are of great importance and use. The very amazing kingdom Fungi includes few important organisms. Out of those few important organisms, one such is the cordyceps species which is of great interest to the mycologists from the time of their discovery. The reason behind being popular among mycologists is because of its bioactivity. There are a lot of bioactive compounds that are found in cordyceps species that proves to be a boon for pharmaceutical industry. This review article includes short discussion on Ophiocordyceps sinensis and the bioactive compound that they possess.