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Descriptor English: Ciguatoxins
Descriptor Spanish: Ciguatoxinas
Descriptor ciguatoxinas
Entry term(s) ciguatoxina
Scope note: Éteres policíclicos producidos por Gambierdiscus (DINOFLAGELADOS), a partir de gambiertoxinas, que son ingeridos por el pez, y que a su vez pueden ser ingeridos por humanos ocasionando INTOXICACIÓN POR CIGUATERA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ciguatoxinas
Descriptor French: Ciguatoxines
Entry term(s): Ciguatoxin
Tree number(s): D02.355.291.205
D23.946.580.160
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002922
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.
Annotation: /antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coordinate IM with source of ciguatoxin
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: poisoning:Ciguatera Poisoning
Pharm Action: Poisons
Registry Number: 11050-21-8
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)
DeCS ID: 2948
Unique ID: D002922
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Ciguatoxins - Preferred
Concept UI M0004474
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.
Preferred term Ciguatoxins
Entry term(s) Ciguatoxin



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