tricaine methanesulfonate


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tricaine methanesulfonate

the most commonly used anesthetic for fish. It is dissolved in water and enters into the systemic circulation via the gills, producing a general anesthesia.
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Anesthesia and recovery with tricaine methanesulfonate, eugenol and thiopental sodium in the carp, Cyprinus carpio.
Physiological stress responses, egg survival and sperm motility for rainbow trout broodstock anaesthetized with clove oil, tricaine methanesulfonate or carbon dioxide.
Menthol crystals, magnesium salts, chloral hydrate, tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222), alcohol or formalin (drip) and even relaxation by freezing are documented narcotization methods for sea anemones.
Sladky, KK, Swanson CR, Stoskopf MK, Loomis MR and Lewbart GA: Comparative efficacy of tricaine methanesulfonate and clove oil for use as anesthetics in red pacu (Piaractus brachypomus).
Physiological stress responses, egg survival and sperm motility for rainbow trout broodstock anesthetized with clove oil, tricaine methanesulfonate or carbon dioxide.
Physiological stress responses, egg survival and sperm mortality for rainbow trout broodstock anaesthetized with clove oil, tricaine methanesulfonate or carbon dioxide.
Anesthetic efficacy of tricaine methanesulfonate, metomidate and eugenol: Effects on plasma cortisol concentration and neutrophil function in fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas Rafinesque, 1820).
Voucher specimens were anesthetized with a lethal dose of tricaine methanesulfonate and preserved in 10% formalin.
Romet- 30, a combination of sulfadimethoxine and ormetoprim for control of furunculosis, has a withdrawal time of 42 days; MS-222, known as tricaine methanesulfonate, has a withdrawal time of 21 days.
Anesthetics include tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222) and quinaldine.
62g were deeply narcotized with an overdose of tricaine methanesulfonate (MS-222) (Sigma) after 24-hour food deprivation.