Investigation of the role of diterpenes produced by marine pulmonatesTrimusculus reticulatus andT. conica

@article{Manker2005InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the role of diterpenes produced by marine pulmonatesTrimusculus reticulatus andT. conica},
  author={Denise Carol Manker and D. John Faulkner},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={22},
  pages={23-35}
}
The intertidal pulmonate limpetTrimusculus reticulatus, which is found in caves or crevices along the California coast, was previously reported to contain two novel diterpenoids, 6β-isovaleroxylabda-8,13-dien-7α,15-diol (1) and 2α,7α-diacetoxy-6β-isovaleroxylabda-8,13-dien-15-ol (2). Dissection of the animals prior to extraction revealed that the diterpenoids were concentrated in the mantle, foot, and mucus, but not in the viscera. The presence ofT. reticulatus or its mucus was toxic to veliger… Expand
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