Korean J Prev Med.  1988 May;21(1):163-171.

A study on the properities of the paralytic shellfish poison

Abstract

The paralytic shellfish poisoning was occurred among 25 laborers who worked at breaking-up of ships in Pusan for 5 days from March 29 to April 2 of 1986. For the purpose of accurately defining the paralytic shellfish poison(PSP), the authors carried out mouse bioassay and chemical analysis. The results were summarized as follows: 1. The mean amount of paralytic shellfish toxin was 1,207.8 microgram per 100gm meat, and the mean death time of mouse was 5 minutes 16 second. 2. The properties of the PSP were mainly gonyautoxin group by chemical analysis(TLC, IR, 1H-NMR).

Keyword

properities of the paralytic shellfish poison

MeSH Terms

Animals
Biological Assay
Busan
Meat
Mice
Shellfish Poisoning
Shellfish*
Ships
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