biotoxin


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bi·o·tox·in

 (bī′ō-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A toxin produced by a living organism.

biotoxin

(ˈbaɪəʊˌtɒksɪn)
n
(Biology) a toxic substance produced by a living organism
Translations
biotoxine
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Klinghardt has followed the interest in HLA-DR genetic typing in regard to biotoxin illnesses such as Lyme disease and mold.
Progress in molecular biology has made fast and easy biotoxin production possible.
It is assumed that a marine biotoxin was responsible, but post mortems and lab tests did not pinpoint the toxin involved.
Still, despite the promise that emergent technologies hold for scientists and coastal managers, everyday beachgoers and boaters with their eyes on the water still play an important role in HAB monitoring, says Vera Trainer, manager of the Marine Biotoxin Program at NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center.
Similar warnings were issued on the WDOH biotoxin hotline and online maps of shellfish harvest areas (www.
Eosinophilia and biotoxin exposure in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from a coastal area impacted by repeated mortality events.
29) Suppose that a scientist, who has no interest in actually producing an especially virulent biotoxin, wants purely out of intellectual curiosity to figure out the process for doing so.
Materials Worked With in Biosafety Cabinets Cell Cultures 61% Infectious Agents 40% Biological Aerosols 37% Clinical Specimens 31% Hazardous Chemicals 28% Infected Animal Tissue 21% Tissue Homogenization 20% Pharmaceuticals 16% Particulates/powders 14% Carcinogenic Agents 14% Cage Cleaning 8% Biotoxin Analyses 8% Volatile Radioisotopes 3% Note: Table made from bar graph.
Our public health monitoring program is one of the many groups that can benefit directly from the ESP technology and ability to provide an early warning of impending bloom activity and toxicity," said Gregg Langlois, director of the state of California's Marine Biotoxin Monitoring Program.
Scientists and their students undertook thousands of measurements at sea and conducted experiments onboard research vessels and in their laboratories to better understand the factors that initiate and sustain the growth of this toxic alga and determine why it produces a deadly biotoxin.
Instead she went into retail, and over the years has worked for a variety of organisations including the Institute of Environmental Science and Research's marine biotoxin and public health laboratories in Porirua, eventually moving into the finance industry as a broker.