Indole alkaloid from the Red Sea sponge Hyrtios erectus

Mohamed A. Ashour, Ehab S. Elkhayat, Rainer Ebel, Ruangelie Edrada-Ebel, Peter Proksch

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Indole-3-carbaldehyde and 5-deoxyhyrtiosine A are reporterd for the first time in the genus Hertios, in addition to other indole alkaloids and three scalarane sesterterpenes, from the Red Sea sponge Hertios erectus. The isolated compounds were tested for their cytotoxic and antimicrobial activities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-231
Number of pages7
Issue numberxv
Publication statusPublished - 19 Oct 2007


  • 5-deoxyhyrtiosine A
  • Hertios erectus
  • Indole 3- Carbaldehyde
  • Indole alkaloids


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