Saxitoxin and the induction of paralytic shellfish poisoning


Both a potent marine biotoxin and neurotoxin, saxitoxin (STX) is considered the active chemical responsible for deaths associated with the disease known as Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). STX manifests as a Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) due to significant algal cell proliferation in aquatic environments. Although its original detection was in 1957, the… (More)


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@inproceedings{Investigators2012SaxitoxinAT, title={Saxitoxin and the induction of paralytic shellfish poisoning}, author={Young Investigators and Samantha C Faber}, year={2012} }