ciguatoxin


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ci·gua·tox·in

 (sē′gwə-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A potent neurotoxin that is secreted by a dinoflagellate and can accumulate in the flesh of certain marine fish, such as grouper or snapper, causing ciguatera poisoning.

ciguatoxin

(ˌsɪɡwəˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Medicine) a toxin found in seafood
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It is a triple quadrupole mass spectrometer for qualitative and quantitative detection of marine biotoxins ( DSPToxine , PSP toxins , ASP toxin , ciguatoxin and tetrodotoxin ) , pharmacologically - active substances ( antibiotics , antiparasitic and growth promoting ubstanzen ) and contaminants in different fish and fishery products to be procured under the official control of foodstuffs .
Experts aren't completely sure how Mannitol treats the illness, but they agree that it somehow interrupts the swelling of nerve cells caused by the ciguatoxin.
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In order to describe the epidemiology of lionfish exposures, mechanisms of envenoming and poisoning, presenting manifestations, management, and prevention of injuries and foodborne poisonings, internet search engines, including PubMed, Medline, Ovid, Google[R], and Google Scholar[R], were queried with the key medical subject heading (MESH) words, "lionfish, envenomation; scorpionfish (Scorpaenidae), injuries; poisoning, ciguatera, ciguatoxin.
Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP), the most common nonbacterial illness linked with eating fish, arises from the ciguatoxin produced by Gambierdiscus algae in tropical and subtropical areas of the Pacific, Western Atlantic, and Indian oceans.
Simplified solid-phase membrane immunobead assay (MIA) with monoclonal anti-ciguatoxin antibody (MAb-CTX) for detection of ciguatoxin and related polyether toxins.
The chemical structure of YTX is closely related to other ladder-shaped polyethers like ciguatoxin (CTXs), maitotoxin, brevetoxins (PbTXs), and some diarrhetic shellfish toxins (DSTs).
argus never developed because it turned out to be a carrier of ciguatoxin, the agent of ciguatera fish poisoning (Dierking and Campora, 2009).
In serious cases, calcium gluconate, which acts as a substrate against competitive inhibition of calcium by the ciguatoxin, is typically recommended.
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