Toxic Cyanobacteria

  1. Pertti Heinonen1,
  2. Giuliano Ziglio2 and
  3. André Van Der Beken3
  1. Kaarina Sivonen

Published Online: 22 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch7

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring

How to Cite

Sivonen, K. (2007) Toxic Cyanobacteria, in Water Quality Measurements Series: Hydrological and Limnological Aspects of Lake Monitoring (eds P. Heinonen, G. Ziglio and A. Van Der Beken), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470511121.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Environment Institute, Belsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Universita di Trento, Italy

  3. 3

    Techware, Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471899884

Online ISBN: 9780470511121

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Keywords:

  • toxic cyanobacteria;
  • cyanobacterial hepatotoxins;
  • cylindrosperrnopsins;
  • cyanobacterial neurotoxins;
  • water treatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mass occurrences of toxic cyanobacteria

  • Cyanobacterial hepatotoxins: microcystins and nodularins

  • Cylindrospermopsins

  • Cyanobacterial neurotoxins

  • Detection methods of cyanobacterial toxins

  • Cyanobacterial toxin production

  • Water treatment and fate of cyanobacterial toxins

  • Conclusions