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Saxitoxin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Saxitoxin
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.759.794
D20.888.590.662
D23.946.123.257.750
D23.946.580.590.662
D23.946.580.830
D23.946.833.590.662
Unique ID
D012530
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012530
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS
Scope Note
A compound that contains a reduced purine ring system but is not biosynthetically related to the purine alkaloids. It is a poison found in certain edible mollusks at certain times; elaborated by GONYAULAX and consumed by mollusks, fishes, etc. without ill effects. It is neurotoxic and causes RESPIRATORY PARALYSIS and other effects in MAMMALS, known as paralytic SHELLFISH poisoning.
Entry Term(s)
Gonyaulax Toxin
Mitilotoxin
Saxitonin
Pharm Action
Poisons
Registry Number
35523-89-8
CAS Type 1 Name
1H,10H-Pyrrolo(1,2-c)purine-10,10-diol, 2,6-diamino-4-(((aminocarbonyl)oxy)methyl)-3a,4,8,9-tetrahydro-, (3aS-(3aalpha,4alpha,10aR*))-
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/10
Saxitoxin Preferred
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