Tetrodotoxin and its analogues in extracts from the toad Atelopus oxyrhynchus (family: Bufonidae)

Mari Yotsu-Yamashita, Dietrich Mebs, Takeshi Yasumoto

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Abstract

Tetrodotoxin and its analogues, 4-epitetrodotoxin and 4,9-anhydrotetrodotoxin, were detected in the toad Atelopus oxyrhynchus by HPLC analysis. The toxin and its analogues were still present in a specimen which lived 3.5 years in captivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1489-1492
Number of pages4
JournalToxicon
Volume30
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Nov

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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