Project number: 1988-017
Budget expenditure: $119,284.00
Principal Investigator: Richard Lewis
Organisation: Department of Agriculture and Fisheries EcoScience Precinct
Project start/end date: 28 Jun 1990 - 1 Jul 1992
1. Clinically assess the efficiency of mannitol in treating ciguatera.
2. Develop in vitro &
in vivo models of ciguatera able to assess the protective effects of mannitol
determine underlying mechanism/s.
3. Use it as a "lead" compound in search for other agents