Accumulation of Dinophysis Toxins in Bivalve Molluscs
AbstractSeveral species of the dinoflagellate genus Dinophysis produce toxins that accumulate in bivalves when they feed on populations of these organisms. The accumulated toxins can lead to intoxication in consumers of the affected bivalves. The risk of intoxication depends on the amount and toxic power of accumulated toxins. In this review, current knowledge on the main processes involved in toxin accumulation were compiled, including the mechanisms and regulation of toxin acquisition, digestion, biotransformation, compartmentalization, and toxin depuration. Finally, accumulation kinetics, some models to describe it, and some implications were also considered. View Full-Text
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Blanco, J. Accumulation of Dinophysis Toxins in Bivalve Molluscs. Toxins 2018, 10, 453.
Blanco J. Accumulation of Dinophysis Toxins in Bivalve Molluscs. Toxins. 2018; 10(11):453.Chicago/Turabian Style
Blanco, Juan. 2018. "Accumulation of Dinophysis Toxins in Bivalve Molluscs." Toxins 10, no. 11: 453.
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