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Chemical Saxitoxin

Name Saxitoxin
CAS Type 1 Name 1H,10H-Pyrrolo(1,2-c)purine-10,10-diol, 2,6-diamino-4-(((aminocarbonyl)oxy)methyl)-3a,4,8,9-tetrahydro-, (3aS-(3aalpha,4alpha,10aR*))-
Equivalent Terms Gonyaulax Toxin | Mitilotoxin | Saxitonin | Toxin, Gonyaulax
CAS Registry Number 35523-89-8
Definition A compound that contains a reduced purine ring system but is not biosynthetically related to the purine alkaloids. It is a poison found in certain edible mollusks at certain times; elaborated by GONYAULAX and consumed by mollusks, fishes, etc. without ill effects. It is neurotoxic and causes RESPIRATORY PARALYSIS and other effects in MAMMALS, known as paralytic SHELLFISH poisoning.
Structure Saxitoxin
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MeSH® ID D012530
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1. ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, Fused-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Purines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Saxitoxin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Toxins, Biological Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Marine Toxins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Saxitoxin Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Saxitoxin Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  11-hydroxysaxitoxin sulfate
  carbamoyl N-methylsaxitoxin
  decarbamoylneosaxitoxin
  decarbamoyloxysaxitoxin
  decarbamylsaxitoxin
  gonyautoxin I
  gonyautoxin II
  gonyautoxins
  gonyautoxin V
  gonyautoxin VI
  gonyautoxin VIII
  neosaxitoxin
  saxitoxinol
  zetekitoxin AB