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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Emerita analoga (Stimpson)-possible new indicator species for the phycotoxin domoic acid in California coastal waters.
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.
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.
Modulation of cytosolic calcium levels of human lymphocytes by yessotoxin, a novel marine phycotoxin.
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.
2016), depuration of phycotoxins (Svensson & Forlin 2004), other metabolic and toxicological studies (Ansell & Sivadas 1973, Xu et al.
It is a high performance liquid chromatograph coupled with a triple quadrupole analyzer and will deal with samples: - water for the identification and quantification of pesticides by direct injection (without extraction or preconcentration step On-line), - food for drug residues and phycotoxins.
Proceedings of the XIth International IUPAC Symposium on Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins, May 17 - 21, 2004 Bethesda, Maryland, USA.
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.
Proceedings of the 10th International IUPAC Symposium on Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins, Brazil.