a powerful neurotoxin, C 1 0 H 1 7 N 7 O 4 , produced by the dinoflagellate Gonyaulax catenella, the causative agent of red tide.
saxitoxin sax·i·tox·in (sāk’sĭ-tŏk’sĭn)
A potent neurotoxin produced by certain dinoflagellates that accumulates in shellfish feeding on these organisms and consequently causes food poisoning in humans who eat the shellfish.
- Saxo Grammaticus
[sak-soh gruh-mat-i-kuh s] /ˈsæk soʊ grəˈmæt ɪ kəs/ noun 1. c1150–1206? Danish historian and poet. Saxo Grammaticus /ˈsæksəʊ ɡrəˈmætɪkəs/ noun 1. ?1150–?1220, Danish chronicler, noted for his Gesta Danorum, a history of Denmark down to 1185, written in Latin, which is partly historical and partly mythological, and contains the Hamlet (Amleth) legend
noun 1. a member of a Germanic people in ancient times dwelling near the mouth of the Elbe, a portion of whom invaded and occupied parts of Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries. 2. the Old English dialects of the regions settled by the Saxons. 3. a native or inhabitant of Saxony in modern […]
- Saxon blue
noun 1. a dye made by dissolving indigo in a solution of sulphuric acid
noun 1. a state in E central Germany. 6561 sq. mi. (16,990 sq. km). Capital: Dresden. 2. a former state of the Weimar Republic in E central Germany. 5788 sq. mi. (14,990 sq. km). Capital: Dresden. 3. a medieval division of N Germany with varying boundaries: extended at its height from the Rhine to E […]