Accession Number : ADA302252
Title : The Toxic Extract of The Marine Flagellate Prymnesium Patelliferum: A Study of its Effects on Cell Membrane Properties,
Corporate Author : NORWEGIAN DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT KJELLER
Personal Author(s) : Meldahlll, Anne-Sophie
PDF Url : ADA302252
Report Date : OCT 1995
Pagination or Media Count : 146
Abstract : A new test method for the algal toxin desired from Prymnesium and Chrysochromulina has been developed. The toxin from Prymnesium interact with sodium and calcium channels in nerve ending particles. The toxic effect on fish could therefore be due to a disturbance of ion regulation of the fish gills.
Descriptors : *MEMBRANES(BIOLOGY), *TOXICITY, *FISHERIES, *CELLS(BIOLOGY), *ALGAE, CONTROL, IONS, CALCIUM, TEST METHODS, SODIUM, PARTICLES, CHANNELS, TOXINS AND ANTITOXINS, FISHES, FISH GILLS.
Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE