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    • First Report of Ciguatoxins in Two Starfish Species: Ophidiaster ophidianus and Marthasterias glacialis 

      Silva, Marisa; Rodríguez Filgueiras, Inés; Barreiro, Aldo; Kaufmann, Manfred; Neto, Ana Isabel; Hassouani, Meryem; Sabour, Brahim; Alfonso Rancaño, María Amparo; Botana López, Luis Miguel; Vasconcelos, Vitor (MDPI, 2015)
      Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is a syndrome caused by the ingestion of fish contaminated with Ciguatoxins (CTXs). These phycotoxins are produced mainly by dinoflagellates that belong to the genus Gambierdiscus that are ...
    • Structure elucidation and biological evaluation of Maitotoxin-3, a Homologue of Gambierone, from Gambierdiscus belizeanus 

      Boente Juncal, Andrea; Álvarez, Mercedes; Antelo Queijo, Álvaro; Rodríguez Filgueiras, Inés; Calabro, Kevin; Vale González, María del Carmen; Thomas, Olivier P.; Botana López, Luis Miguel (MDPI, 2019)
      Gambierdiscus species are the producers of the marine toxins ciguatoxins and maitotoxins which cause worldwide human intoxications recognized as Ciguatera Fish Poisoning. A deep chemical investigation of a cultured strain ...
    • Transcriptomic Analysis of Ciguatoxin-Induced Changes in Gene Expression in Primary Cultures of Mice Cortical Neurons 

      Rubiolo Gaytán, Juan Andrés; Vale González, María del Carmen; Boente Juncal, Andrea; Hirama, Masahiro; Yamashita, Shuji; Camiña García, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Vieytes, María Mercedes; Botana López, Luis Miguel (MDPI, 2018)
      Ciguatoxins are polyether marine toxins that act as sodium channel activators. These toxins cause ciguatera, one of the most widespread nonbacterial forms of food poisoning, which presents several symptoms in humans including ...

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