Tetrodotoxin-producing bacteria from the blue-ringed octopus Octopus maculosus

@article{Hwang1989TetrodotoxinproducingBF,
  title={Tetrodotoxin-producing bacteria from the blue-ringed octopus Octopus maculosus},
  author={Deng Fwu Hwang and Osamu Arakawa and T. Sait{\^o} and Tamao Noguchi and Usio Simidu and Kumiko Tsukamoto and Yasuo Shida and Kanehisa Hashimoto},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1989},
  volume={100},
  pages={327-332}
}
Several live specimens of the blue-ringed octopus Octopus maculosus were collected from the Philippines in November 1985, and from Japan in February 1986, and the distribution of toxicity, along with toxin composition, in the posterior salivary gland and other soft parts were examined. Tetrodotoxin (TTX: 1400 mouse units g-1) was detected in the posterior salivary gland of a Japanese specimen, while not only the salivary gland but other soft parts were toxic in the Philippine specimens. The… 

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