Toxicants From Mangrove Plants .6. Heritonin, A New Piscicide From The Mangrove Plant Heritiera-Littoralis
Abbreviated Journal Title
J. Nat. Prod.
Plant Sciences; Chemistry; Medicinal; Pharmacology & Pharmacy
The mangrove plant Heritiera littoralis has been utilized by natives of the Philippines as a fish poison. The petroleum ether extract of this plant has shown toxicity to fish (Tilapia nilotico). A new piscicide, which was assigned the name heritonin , has been identified as one of the compounds with ichthyotoxicity. The structure was elucidated by spectroscopic methods.
Journal of Natural Products
Miles, D. Howard; Ly, Anna-Maria; Chittawong, Vallapa; De La Cruz, Armando A.; and Gomez, Edgardo D., "Toxicants From Mangrove Plants .6. Heritonin, A New Piscicide From The Mangrove Plant Heritiera-Littoralis" (1989). Faculty Bibliography 1980s. 809.