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BBB - Ciguatoxin Chemical Structure

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Bad Bug Book:
Foodborne Pathogenic Microorganisms and Natural Toxins Handbook
Pacific Ciguatoxin-1 and Carribbean Ciguatoxin-1


Bad Bug Book 2nd Edition: Ciguatera

Ciguatoxins are isolated from reef fishes which have ingested and accumulated either these toxins or precursors called gambiertoxins, elaborated by marine dinoflagellates in the genus Gambierdiscus.

Ciguatoxin Chemical Structures showing Pacific Ciguatoxin-1 and Carribbean Ciguatoxin-1 (trans)

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