Vibrio alginolyticus, a tetrodotoxin-producing bacterium, in the intestines of the fish Fugu vermicularis vermicularis

@article{Noguchi1987VibrioAA,
  title={Vibrio alginolyticus, a tetrodotoxin-producing bacterium, in the intestines of the fish Fugu vermicularis vermicularis},
  author={Tamao Noguchi and Deng Fwu Hwang and Osamu Arakawa and Haruo Sugita and Yoshiaki Deguchi and Yasuo Shida and Kanehisa Hashimoto},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={1987},
  volume={94},
  pages={625-630}
}
To clarify the mechanism of toxification in animals contaminated with tetrodotoxin, the intestinal contents of the puffer Fugu vermicularis vermicularis were examined for bacterial flora in 1985. Twenty-six out of 33 strains belonged to the genus Vibrio. These bacteria were classified into Groups I to VII, based on biological and biochemical characters. High performance liquid chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, together with mouse bioassay for toxicity, clearly… 

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