Okadaic acid in New Zealand sponges: Detection by cytotoxicity, protein phosphatase inhibition and immunoassay techniques


Journal Article

Using a combination of P388 cytotoxicity testing, protein phosphatase enzyme inhibition assays and an ELISA immunoassay, okadaic acid, the causative agent of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP), has been found in Raspalia agminata, and detected in two other species of New Zealand sponges.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Perry, NB; Ellis, G; Blunt, JW; Haystead, TAJ; Lake, RJ; Munro, MHG

Published Date

  • January 1, 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 305 - 312

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1057-5634

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/10575639808044964

Citation Source

  • Scopus