The New Vasoactive Peptides in Amphibian Skin

  • V. Erspamer
  • T. Yasuhara
  • T. Nakajima
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB)


Amphibian skin contains large amounts of many biological active substances of low molecular weight, such as steroids, pseudo-alkaloids, amines and/or polypeptides which reveal the potent action or toxicity for the other mammals.


Amino Acid Composition Active Principle Ammonium Formate Frog Skin Vasoactive Peptide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Erspamer
    • 1
  • T. Yasuhara
    • 2
  • T. Nakajima
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical PharmacologyUniversity of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of MedicineHiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan

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