Toxins, Drugs, and Pollutants in Marine Animals

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642699054
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/8/2011
  • Series: Proceedings in Life Sciences Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Table of Contents

A Toxins and Drugs of Marine Animals.- Shark-Repelling Ichthyotoxins from the Defensive Secretion of the Sole Pardachirus pavoninus.- Surfactant and Channel-Forming Activities of the Moses Sole Toxin.- Shark Repellents: Behavioral Bioassay in Laboratory and Field.- Toxins from Marine Organisms: Studies on Antifouling.- Venoms and Venom Glands of Marine Molluscs.- Discharge Mechanism of the Nemaysts of Pelagia noctiluca.- Role of High Concentrations of Ca, Cu, and Zn in the Maturation and Discharge in Situ of Sea Anemone Nemaysts as Shown by X-Ray Microanalysis of Cryosections.- B Responses of Marine Animals to Pollutants.- Respiratory Adaptations of Marine Fish in Relation to Their Mode of Life Under Different Environmental Conditions.- Transfer Changes in Fish Gills During Stress.- Effects of Acid Stress on Fish Gills.- Superoxide Dismutase and Reduced Glutathione: Possible Defenses Operating in Hyperoxic Swimbladder of Fish.- Effects of Metal Ions on Respiratory Structures.- Heavy Metal Storage in Marine Animals Under Various Environmental Conditions.- Biochemical Differences in Field Populations of the Common Mussel Mytilus edulis L. Exposed to Hydrocarbons: Some Considerations of Biochemical Monitoring.- Copper and the Mussel Mytilus edulis L..
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