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Parotoid Secretions of Indonesian Toads

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Science  01 Jun 1962:
Vol. 136, Issue 3518, pp. 775-776
DOI: 10.1126/science.136.3518.775

Abstract

A preliminary study of the parotoid secretions of Bufo melanostictus and B. asper shows that a methanol extract is rich in digitalis-like bodies (bufo-dienolides) and that an acid extract contains indolethylamine derivatives.