Evaluation of genotoxicity in gills and hemolymph of clam Ruditapes decussatus fed with the toxic dinoflagellate Prorocentrum lima.

@article{FlrezBarrs2011EvaluationOG,
  title={Evaluation of genotoxicity in gills and hemolymph of clam Ruditapes decussatus fed with the toxic dinoflagellate Prorocentrum lima.},
  author={Fernanda Fl{\'o}rez-Barr{\'o}s and Mar{\'i}a Prado-Alvarez and Josefina M{\'e}ndez and Juan Fern{\'a}ndez-Tajes},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A},
  year={2011},
  volume={74 15-16},
  pages={971-9}
}
Diarrheic shellfish poisoning (DSP) is a gastrointestinal (GIT) disease that appears a few hours after ingesting okadaic acid (OA)-contaminated mollusks; okadaic acid is present in dinoflagellates of the genera Dinophysis and Prorocentrum. Toxic manifestations occur all year round at a higher or lesser intensity, and as a consequence, extractive production factories need to be closed during these periods which affects the economy of aquaculture industries. Although the concentration of harmful… CONTINUE READING