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Occurrence of a new type of shellfish poisoning in the Tohoku district.
A series of food poisonings resulting from eating mussels and scallops harvested in the Tohoku District occurred in late June of both 1976 and 1977. A total of 164 persons were officially documentedExpand
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The first evidence of paralytic shellfish toxins in the fresh water cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii, isolated from Brazil.
The blooms of toxic cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) are causing problems in many countries. During a screening of toxic freshwater cyanobacteria in Brazil, three strains isolated from the State ofExpand
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Diarrhetic shellfish toxins
Abstract As the causative agents of a new type of shellfish poisoning, named diarrhetic shellfish poisoning, okadaic acid, 35(S)-methylokadaic acid, 7-O-acyl derivatives of 35(S)-methylokadaic acid,Expand
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Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning
What is Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning (DSP)? DSP is caused by certain toxins produced by marine organisms. These organisms, in large concentration, are often referred to as “harmful algal blooms”Expand
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Two analogs of azaspiracid isolated from mussels, Mytilus edulis, involved in human intoxication in Ireland.
Two new analogs of azaspiracid, azaspiracid-2 and azaspiracid-3, were isolated from mussels collected at Arranmore Island, Ireland in 1997 as additional causes of human intoxication. Their structuresExpand
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New saxitoxin analogues from the freshwater filamentous cyanobacterium Lyngbya wollei.
Along with decarbamoylsaxitoxin and decarbamoylgonyautoxin-2 and -3, six new saxitoxin analogues were isolated from the freshwater mat-forming filamentous cyanobacterium Lyngbya wollei collected fromExpand
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The resting cyst and toxicity of Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Dinophyceae) in New Zealand
AbstractExamination of dinoflagellate cysts in sediments around the New Zealand coast revealed that a previously undescribed resting cyst (hypnozygote) of Alexandrium ostenfeldii (Paulsen) Balech e...
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Confirmation of yessotoxin and 45,46,47-trinoryessotoxin production by Protoceratium reticulatum collected in Japan.
Two different strains of the dinoflagellate Protoceratium reticulatum collected at Harima Nada and Yamada Bay in Japan were cultured and analyzed by fluorometric HPLC for yessotoxin production. OnlyExpand
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Isolation and structural elucidation of the causative toxin of the diarrhetic shellfish poisoning.
The major toxin involved in the diarrhetic shellfish poisoning was isolated from the hepatopancreas of the mussel Mytilus edulis and was named dinophysistoxin-1. It was obtained as a colorless solid:Expand
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Comparative study on paralytic shellfish toxin profiles of the dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum from three different countries
Paralytic shellfish toxin profiles of the dinoflagellate Gymnodinium catenatum Graham were investigated as a possible biochemical marker to distinguish different geographic populations of thisExpand
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