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Seafood and freshwater toxins [electronic resource] : pharmacology, physiology, and detection / edited by Luis M. Botana.

Contributor(s): Botana, Luis M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Food science and technology: Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xii, 798 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585374015 (electronic bk.); 9780585374017 (electronic bk.); 9780203909539 (electronic bk.); 0203909534 (electronic bk.); 0824746333 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780824746339 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Marine toxins | Poisonous shellfish | Marine Toxins -- analysis | Marine Toxins -- pharmacology | Marine Toxins -- poisoning | Food Contamination | Water Pollution -- adverse effects | MEDICAL -- Toxicology | Electronic books | Andre fag (naturvidenskab og teknik) Andre fagGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Seafood and freshwater toxins.DDC classification: 615.9/45 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Contents; Contributors; Historic Considerations Regarding Seafood Safety; Diversity of Marine and Freshwater Algal Toxins; Nonneurotoxic Toxins; Neurotoxic Toxins; Calcium Channels for Exocytosis: Functional Modulation with Toxins; Ecobiology, Classification, and Origin; Chemistry and Mechanism of Action; Chemical Analysis of PSP Toxins; Biological Detection Methods; Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP): Toxicology and Kinetics; Detection Methods for Okadaic Acid and Analogues; Mechanism of Action and Toxicology.
Summary: This volume focuses on the pharmacology, physiology, toxicology, chemistry, ecology and economics of seafood and freshwater toxins. It covers the biological aspects of the bloom and the effects and actions of each toxin, with emphasis on human aspects.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface; Contents; Contributors; Historic Considerations Regarding Seafood Safety; Diversity of Marine and Freshwater Algal Toxins; Nonneurotoxic Toxins; Neurotoxic Toxins; Calcium Channels for Exocytosis: Functional Modulation with Toxins; Ecobiology, Classification, and Origin; Chemistry and Mechanism of Action; Chemical Analysis of PSP Toxins; Biological Detection Methods; Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP): Toxicology and Kinetics; Detection Methods for Okadaic Acid and Analogues; Mechanism of Action and Toxicology.

This volume focuses on the pharmacology, physiology, toxicology, chemistry, ecology and economics of seafood and freshwater toxins. It covers the biological aspects of the bloom and the effects and actions of each toxin, with emphasis on human aspects.

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