Gymnodinium breve

Gym·no·din·i·um breve

a species of microscopic algae that causes red tide; it produces a toxin that affects the central nervous system of fish, paralyzing and killing them.

Gym·no·din·i·um bre·ve

(jim-nō-dīn'ē-um brē'vē)
A species of microscopic algae that causes red tide; it produces a toxin that affects the central nervous system of fish, paralyzing and killing them.
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Purification of Gymnodinium breve toxin - dry column chromatographic technique.
Ocean color imagery:What is the minimum detection level for Gymnodinium breve blooms?
Monitoring brevetoxins during a Gymnodinium breve red tide: comparison of sodium channel specific cytotoxicity assay and mouse bioassay for determination of neurotoxic shellfish toxins in shell-fish extracts.
Red tides are caused by the dinoflagellate Karenia brevis (formerly Gymnodinium breve and Ptychodiscus brevis), which produces a series of polycyclic ethers called brevetoxins (PbTx) (Davis 1948; Lin et al.
Other toxins that have been proven to be deactivated by ozone treatment are Clostridium botulinum (botulism) and Gymnodinium breve that is one of the red tide toxins (9).
Responses of Gymnodinium breve Davis to natural waters of diverse origin.
We traced the spatial and temporal extent of a Gymnodinium breve bloom off of the Florida panhandle from August through October 1999 using a time series of inherent optical properties (spectral absorption and back-scattering) and chlorophyll concentration derived from SeaWiFS imagery.
Blooms of another toxic species, Gymnodinium breve, have been implicated in the deaths of humpback whales in 1987 and Florida manatees in 1982 and 1996.
Karenia brevis (formerly known as Gymnodinium breve and Ptychodiscus brevis) and related species are dinoflagellates that can form HABs known as "Florida red tides.
En estudios anteriores Gomez-Aguirre (1997) menciona a Gymnodinium breve = (Ptychodiscus brevis) como habitante permanente de la laguna y senala un florecimiento de Pyrodinium bahamense en el estero; mientras que, Ochoa (1978) y Ochoa y Ramirez (1981) reportan a Ceratium pentagonum (que tal vez corresponde a Ceratium furca var.
Metabolism and Toxinology of Florida's Red Tide Dinoflagellate Gymnodinium breve (PhD Thesis).
A pilot study to explore the occupational exposure to Gymnodinium breve toxin and pulmonary function.