Definition of Domoic acid

1. Noun. A neurotoxin that is deadly for humans; found in various marine algae.

Generic synonyms: Neurolysin, Neurotoxin



Definition of Domoic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound) A neurotoxin associated with some algal blooms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Domoic acid

1. An excitatory amino acid transmitter. (15 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Domoic acid

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1. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Several glutamate analogs such as domoic acid also produce an excitotoxic lesion. domoic acid accumulation in shellfish has caused outbreaks of human ..."

2. Animal Health at the Crossroads: Preventing, Detecting, And Diagnosing by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"However, the committee acknowledges that toxic diseases (such as botulism and domoic acid) are an important concern for animal and human health. ..."

3. National Shellfish Sanitation Program: Sanitation of Shellfish Growing Areasby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"If the PSP, NSP, domoic acid or other biotoxin levels exceed the quarantine level, the area shall be closed to the taking of selected species of shellfish ..."

4. Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science by Banr, National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"For example, the Marine Mammal Center in California has published key papers on domoic acid poisoning of free-living marine mammals, and the Wildlife Center ..."

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