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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Microcystins are cyanobacterial toxins that represent a serious threat to drinking water and recreational lakes worldwide. Here… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Hepatotoxic microcystins (MCs) are the most commonly reported cyanotoxins in eutrophic freshwaters. In 1996, human intoxications… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Microcystins are toxins produced by freshwater cyanobacteria. They are cyclic heptapeptides that exhibit hepato- and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This article reports the organ distribution and bioaccumulation of hepatotoxic microcystins (MCs) in freshwater fishes at… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The effects of microcystins from cyanobacterial cells on various oxidative stress biomarkers in liver, kidney and gill tissues in… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Microcystins represent an extraordinarily large family of cyclic heptapeptide toxins that are nonribosomally synthesized by… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Blooms of cyanobacteria in water bodies cause serious environmental problems and the occurrence of toxic strains are also related… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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