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Morphology, taxonomy and genetics of tropical diatom pseudo-nitzschia species (bacillariophyceae) in Malaysian waters

@inproceedings{Lim2014MorphologyTA,
  title={Morphology, taxonomy and genetics of tropical diatom pseudo-nitzschia species (bacillariophyceae) in Malaysian waters},
  author={Hong Chang Lim},
  year={2014}
}
  • Hong Chang Lim
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • Pseudo-nitzschia is a marine pennate diatom known to be responsible for Amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) due to domoic acid (DA) production, a type of neurotoxin. Field studies were conducted from Malaysian Borneo and Straits of Malacca, Peninsular Malaysia to determine the species occurrence, and distribution of brackish to marine diatom Pseudo-nitzschia. A total of four species were identified based on a combination of distinct morphological characteristics and supporting molecular… CONTINUE READING

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