aplysiatoxin

aplysiatoxin

[ə¦plīzh·ə¦tak·sən]
(biochemistry)
A bislactone toxin produced by the blue-green alga Lyngbya majuscula.
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Aplysiatoxin and debromoaplysiatoxin as the causative agents of a red alga Gracilaria coronopifolia poisoning in Hawaii.
Aplysiatoxin and debromoaplysia-toxin, constituents of the marine mollusk Stylocheilus longicauda (Quoy and Gaimard, 1824).
"Bromine residue at hydrophilic region influences biological activity of aplysiatoxin, a tumor promoter." Science, 1983; 222:1242-1244.
According to Kaebemick and Neilan (2001), cyanotoxins are classified according to their toxicity in animals due to denoatotoxins (lyngbyatoxins and aplysiatoxins), hepatotoxins(cylmdrospermopsins [CYNs], microcystins [MCYSTs] and nodularins [NODs]) and neurotoxins (saxitoxins [STXs] and anatoxins [ANTs]).