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- Nanayakkara, N.P. Dhammika; Schrader, Kevin K.
- Aquaculture research 2011 v.42 pp. 1895
- 2-methylisoborneol; Ictalurus punctatus; Planktothrix; bioassays; catfish; farmed fish; fish ponds; fish production; odor compounds; off flavors; oxygen; quinoline; reactive oxygen species; toxic substances; toxicity
- ... The cyanobacterium Planktothrix perornata grows in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) production ponds in the southeastern United States and produces the musty-odor compound 2-methylisoborneol (MIB). MIB can rapidly accumulate in the flesh of the catfish, thereby rendering the fish unpalatable and unmarketable. A group of compounds that produce reactive oxygen intermediates (ROI) were evaluated ...