phycotoxin

phycotoxin

(fī″kō-tŏk′sĭn) [″ + ″]
Any natural poison produced by algae, e.g., marine phytoplankton. Examples of phycotoxins include okadaic acid, domoic acid, and yessotoxin.
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Modulation of cytosolic calcium levels of human lymphocytes by yessotoxin, a novel marine phycotoxin. Biochem.
The Moroccan monitoring program to screen for the presence of lipophilic compounds employs the mouse bioassay (MBA), which does not allow distinguishing the contamination from different phycotoxin families, such as DSP or AZP, because these compounds are detected altogether.
These findings provide a foundation for a Federal Monitoring Program for harmful algal blooms and phycotoxin control in seafood in Russia, and suggest that appropriate methods for both rapid screening and regulation of shellfish toxins should be established to ensure safe harvest in Russia.
That incident highlighted the vulnerability of both consumers and the shellfish aquaculture industry to the emergence of previously unknown phycotoxins and revealed several gaps in phycotoxin monitoring.
Emerita analoga (Stimpson)-possible new indicator species for the phycotoxin domoic acid in California coastal waters.
For this study, we used both the Phytoplankton and Phycotoxins Monitoring Network and the Hydrological Monitoring Network for Arcachon Bay (Belin et al.
The most common phycotoxins in this region are saxitoxin and its congeners, collectively referred to as paralytic shellfish toxins, the causative agents of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) in humans.
LC-MS-MS aboard ship: tandem mass spectrometry in the search for phycotoxins and novel toxigenic plankton from the North Sea.