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
      Toxicology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE