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A Study of the 263 nm Chromophore of Palytoxin

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Title:A Study of the 263 nm Chromophore of Palytoxin
Authors:Walters, Leslie
Contributors:Chemistry (department)
Date Issued:15 Jan 2014
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa
Abstract:Palytoxin is a marine toxin isolated from a coelenterate; Palythoa toxica. It has a LD50 of 0.15 ug/kg in mice when administered intravenously, making it the most toxic substance known other than polypeptide toxins. It has also been shown to be effective in the control of Erlich ascites tumor; completely controlling the tumor at ;the extremely low dosage of 84.4 ng/kg. It also has marginal activity against P- 388 lymphocytic: leukemia in mice.
Pages/Duration:vi, 76 pages
URI/DOI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/32172
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