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Toxins from Blue-Green Algae
Richard E. Moore
Vol. 27, No. 12 (Dec., 1977), pp. 797-802
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1297756
Page Count: 6
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This article presents the current status of chemical research on the toxins of freshwater and marine blue-green algae. The author gives brief historical accounts of the isolation and identification of (a) anatoxins from Anabaena flos-aquae, (b) saxitoxin and related compounds from Aphanizomenon flosaquae, (c) polypeptides from Microcystis, (d) debromoaplysiatoxin from Oscillatoriaceae, and (e) lyngbyatoxin from Lyngbya majuscula.
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