Production of domoic acid by Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries HASLE, affected by Lithium

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.1998.tb00451.x
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TypeArticle
Journal titleMarine Ecology
ISSN0173-9565
1439-0485
Volume19
Issue1
Pages3136
Subjectanthropogenic activities; lithium; blooms; domoic acid; Pseudo-nitzscliia multi-series
AbstractUpon enrichment with lithium 385.6 μM Li, culture of Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries Hasle produces substantially higher level of the neurotoxin domoic acid DA 230 fg · cell-1 than the control 135 fg · cell-1. We hypothesize that in Cardigan Bay, where the first domoic acid episode was reported, high levels of Li could have originated via a massive freshwater run-off involving an adjacent dump. Lithium enrichment may have played a part in enhancing DA production leading to the intoxication episodes of 1987. Thus, anthropogenic activities may play a role as a sustainer of algal blooms and should be included in habitat management considerations involving coastal and inshore algal blooms, both toxigenic and non-toxigenic.
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PublisherWiley
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada; NRC Institute for Marine Biosciences
Peer reviewedYes
NPARC number23002086
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