The detection of Hg2+ by cyanobacteria in aqueous media.

Abstract

A tetrapyrrole-based chromophore was obtained through the methanolysis of C-phycocyanin extracted from Spirulina platensis, and was found to act as a selective receptor for Hg(2+) at physiological pH conditions.

DOI: 10.1039/b821687h

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@article{Suresh2009TheDO, title={The detection of Hg2+ by cyanobacteria in aqueous media.}, author={Moorthy Suresh and Sanjiv Kumar Mishra and Sandhya Mishra and Amitava Das}, journal={Chemical communications}, year={2009}, volume={18}, pages={2496-8} }