Toxicity at the Edge of Life: A Review on Cyanobacterial Toxins from Extreme Environments

Abstract

Cyanotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by cyanobacteria, of varied chemical nature and toxic effects. Although cyanobacteria thrive in all kinds of ecosystems on Earth even under very harsh conditions, current knowledge on cyanotoxin distribution is almost restricted to freshwaters from temperate latitudes. In this review, we bring to the forefront… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/md15070233

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