ichthyotoxin

ichthyotoxin

 [ik´the-o-tok″sin]
any toxic substance derived from fish. See also fish poisoning.

ich·thy·o·tox·in

(ik'thē-ō-tok'sin),
The hemolytic active principle of eel serum.
[ichthyo- + G. toxicon, poison]

ichthyotoxin

(ĭk″thē-ō-tŏk′sĭn) [″ + toxikon, poison]
A toxin present in the roe, spine, or muscle of fish or marine invertebrates.

ichthyotoxin

any toxic substance derived from fish. See also ichthyosarcotoxin.
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1999) Synthesis of epiantillatoxin, a stereoisomer of the potent ichthyotoxin from Lyngbya majuscula.
1999) Antillatoxin and kalkitoxin, ichthyotoxins from the tropical cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula, induce distinct temporal patterns of NMDA receptor-mediated neurotoxicity.
Heritol, a novel ichthyotoxin from the mangrove plant Heritiera littoralis," Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol.
CTX is reported to be 20 times more effective than brevetoxin as an ichthyotoxin (0.
Botana and Alfonso edit this volume on phycotoxins derived from seaweed and algae, with the second edition presenting advances in relevant toxicology and pharmacology and new chapters on ciguatoxins, pinnatoxin, and ichthyotoxins as well as food safety and nutraceuticals.
carterae Hulburt Produces hemolysins and ichthyotoxins * Bysmatrum caponii (Horiguchi et Not toxic Pienaar) Faust et Steidinger Cabra cf.
Their bodies are covered by mucus that contains defensive ichthyotoxins (Smith 1986; Kalmanzon & Zlotkin 2000; Nelson 2006).
Evidence against production of ichthyotoxins by Pfiesteria shumwayae.
As additional tests, they used genetic analysis techniques to look for evidence of polyketides, which are synthesized by a family of enzymes known as PKSs and are the only group of ichthyotoxins known to be produced by dinoflagellates.