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2 mL/min and the linear gradient elution was changed allowing for increased separation and resolution of the domoic acid peak.
If our entry into PSPs was carefully planned, then by contrast our introduction to ASP or domoic acid was hectic.
In addition, children and the elderly are potentially more vulnerable to the effects of domoic acid and other algal toxins.
Domoic acid is a toxin produced by marine phytoplankton or algae.
Domoic acid exposure in pygmy and dwarf sperm whales (Kogia spp.
Toxins that cause ASP are produced by toxigenic diatoms of the genus Pseudo-nitzsehia, and primarily include domoic acid (DA).
Domoic acid derivatives with larvicidal and lowering blood pressure activity have been identified in Chondria armata (14).
BACKGROUND: Fetal poisoning of California sea lions (CSLs; Zalophus californianus) has been associated with exposure to the algal toxin domoic acid.
Trick and his colleagues found the neurotoxin domoic acid in samples of seawater from a site in the North Pacific, where iron-fertilization experiments have been conducted.
This naturally-produced biotoxin, domoic acid, can accumulate in shellfish, crabs and some fish.
But there's a growing school of thought that the weaker sea lions -- those who succumb to domoic acid, inexplicably fall ill or have inadequate hunting skills -- should be left to fend for themselves.
Phycotoxins are covered in alphabetical order and include: azaspiracids, brevetoxins, domoic acid, pectenotoxins, and yessotoxins.