gonyautoxin


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gonyautoxin

[¦gō·nē·ō¦täk·sən]
(biochemistry)
One of a group of saxitoxin-related compounds that are produced by the dinoflagellates Gonyaulax catenella and G. tamarensis.
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Certified reference materials used were decarbamoylsaxitoxin (dcSTX), neosaxitoxin (NEO), saxitoxin dihydrochloride (STX di-HCl), gonyautoxins 1-5 (GTX1-5), N-sulfocarbamoylgonyautoxin-2 and -3 (C1&2), decarbamoylneosaxitoxin (dcNEO), and decarbamoylgonyautoxin-2 and -3 (dcGTX2&3).
Fraction F1, contained the C toxins (C1&2 and C3&4), fraction F2 contained the gonyautoxins GTX1-6 and dcGTX2&3, and fraction F3 contained STX, dcSTX, dcNEO, and NEO.