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Ciguatoxins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ciguatoxins
Tree Number(s)
D02.355.291.205
D23.946.580.160
Unique ID
D002922
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002922
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coordinate IM with source of ciguatoxin
Scope Note
Polycyclic ethers produced by Gambierdiscus (DINOFLAGELLATES) from gambiertoxins, which are ingested by fish which in turn may be ingested by humans who are susceptible to the CIGUATERA POISONING.
Entry Term(s)
Ciguatoxin
Pharm Action
Poisons
Registry Number
11050-21-8
NLM Classification #
QW 630.5.M3
Previous Indexing
Fishes, Poisonous (1968-1977)
Marine Toxins (1974-1977)
Toxins (1966-1973)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see CIGUATOXIN 1991-2002, see MARINE TOXINS 1978-1990
History Note
1991(1978)
Entry Combination
poisoning:Ciguatera Poisoning
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Ciguatoxins Preferred
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