Identification of Alexandrium Halim (Dinophyceae) using EPI-fluorescence microscopy

Po, T.L and Chui, P.L and Usup, G. (2003) Identification of Alexandrium Halim (Dinophyceae) using EPI-fluorescence microscopy. Annals of Microscopy, 3.

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Abstract

Alexandriumspecies is a group of dinoflagellates comprise of more than 20 different toxic and non toxic species More than half of them are capable in producing a type of neurotoxins called saxitoxins which act as a sodium channel blocker in mammalian nerve system. The occurrences of toxic Alexandrium blooms have increased tremendously over the past decade throughout the world. Lack of distinctive characteristic such as horn, spine or heavy ornamentation of the thecal plates caused the difficulty in identification of this ...

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,(UNIMAS)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, IPTA, sarawak, malaysia, kuching, samarahan, education, universiti, university
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2014 06:38
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2015 03:26
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/3349

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