Alkaloids from amphibian skin: a tabulation of over eight-hundred compounds.

  title={Alkaloids from amphibian skin: a tabulation of over eight-hundred compounds.},
  author={John W. Daly and Thomas F. Spande and H Martin Garraffo},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  volume={68 10},
A diverse array of biologically active, lipid-soluble alkaloids have been discovered in amphibian skin. Such alkaloids include the following: the steroidal samandarines from salamanders, the batrachotoxins, histrionicotoxins, gephyrotoxins, and epibatidine from neotropical poison frogs (Dendrobatidae), the pumiliotoxins, allopumiliotoxins, homopumiliotoxins, and decahydroquinolines from certain genera of anurans from four families (Dendrobatidae, Mantellidae, Bufonidae, and Myobatrachidae), a… Expand
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