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Microcystins

Known as: Microcystins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Cyclic heptapeptides found in MICROCYSTIS and other CYANOBACTERIA. Hepatotoxic and carcinogenic effects have been noted. They are sometimes called… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Microcystins (MCs) are hepatotoxins, produced by various species of cyanobacteria, whose occurrence is increasing worldwide owing… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Microcystins are toxins produced by freshwater cyanobacteria. They are cyclic heptapeptides that exhibit hepato- and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Cyanobacteria are a prolific source of secondary metabolites, including compounds with toxic and enzyme-inhibiting activities… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Microcystins represent an extraordinarily large family of cyclic heptapeptide toxins that are nonribosomally synthesized by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Chronic and subchronic toxicity from exposure to microcystins, cyclic peptide liver toxins from certain cyanobacteria, poses an… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
  • R. M. Dawson
  • Toxicon : official journal of the International…
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 20202161
Microcystins are a family of more than 50 structurally similar hepatotoxins produced by species of freshwater cyanobacteria… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND After a drought in February, 1996, all 126 patients in a haemodialysis unit in Caruaru, north-east Brazil, developed… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Cyanobacterial toxins have adverse effects on mammals, birds and fish and are being increasingly recognised as a potent stress… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Increasing concern over the presence of microcystins (cyanobacterial/blue-green algal hepatotoxins) in water supplies has… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • J. An, W. Carmichael
  • Toxicon : official journal of the International…
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 6173258
Microcystins and nodularins are cyclic peptide hepatotoxins and tumor promoters produced by several genera of cyanobacteria… Expand