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Distribution of tetrodotoxin in the New Zealand clam, Paphies australis, established using immunohistochemistry and liquid chromatography-tandem quadrupole mass spectrometry Biessy, Laura; Smith, Kirsty Fiona; Boundy, Michael J.; Webb, Stephen; Hawes, Ian; Wood, Susanna A. (MDPI, 2018)Tetrodotoxin (TTX) is one of the most potent neurotoxins known. It was originally thought to only occur in puffer fish but has now been identified in twelve different classes of freshwater and marine organisms, including ...
Elucidating the origin and transmission of tetrodotoxin in New Zealand bivalves Biessy, Laura (The University of Waikato, 2021)Tetrodotoxin (TTX) is a potent neurotoxin that acts by selectively targeting sodium channels, blocking propagation of action potentials and causing paralysis. It has been responsible for countless human intoxications and ...
Seasonal and spatial variations in bacterial communities from tetrodotoxin-bearing and non-tetrodotoxin-bearing clams Biessy, Laura; Pearman, John K.; Smith, Kirsty Fiona; Hawes, Ian; Wood, Susanna A. (Frontiers Media SA, 2020)Tetrodotoxin (TTX) is one of the most potent naturally occurring compounds and is responsible for many human intoxications worldwide. Paphies australis are endemic clams to New Zealand which contain varying concentrations ...
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