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Algal toxins : nature, occurrence, effect and detection / edited by Valtere Evangelista ... [et al.].

By: NATO Advanced Study Institute on Sensor Systems for Biological Threats: the Algal Toxins Case (2007 : Pisa, Italy).
Contributor(s): Evangelista, Valtere.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.NATO science for peace and security seriesSeries AChemistry and biology: Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, c2008Description: 1 online resource (viii, 399 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781402084805; 1402084803; 6611860673 (electronic bk.); 9786611860677 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Algal toxins -- Congresses | Algal toxins -- Monitoring -- Congresses | Algal toxins -- Environmental aspects -- CongressesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Algal toxins.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The world of algae / Laura Barsanti, Primo Coltelli, Valtere Evangelista, Anna Maria Frassanito, Vincenzo Passarelli, Nicoletta Vesentini and Paolo Gualtieri -- Cyanobacterial diversity in relation to the environment / Brian A. Whitton -- Toxicity of fresh water algal toxins to humans and animals / Annalisa Zaccaroni and Dino Scaravelli -- Toxicity of sea algal toxins to humans and animals / Annalisa Zaccaroni and Dino Scaravelli -- The role of allelopathy for harmful algae bloom formation / Edna Granéli, Paulo S. Salomon and Giovana O. Fistarol -- Checklist of phytoplankton on the south coast of Murcia (SE Spain, SW Mediterranean Sea) / Nieves Bouza and Marina Aboal -- Toxic Pseudo-nitzschia populations from the middle Tyrrhenian Sea (Mediterranean Sea, Italy) / Roberta Congestri, Simona Polizzano and Patrizia Albertano -- Algal blooms in Estonian small lakes / Aimar Rakko, Reet Laugaste and Ingmar Ott -- Comparative estimation of sensor organisms sensitivity for determination of water toxicity / Paolo Gualtieri and Tetiana Parshykova -- Biochemical method for quantitative estimation of cyanobacteria toxins / Lydia A. Sirenko and Tetiana V. Parshykova -- Using of laser-Doppler spectrometry for determination of toxicity degree of chemical and natural compounds / Vitaliy Vlasenko, Tetyana Parshykova and Vadym Tretyakov -- PCR techniques as diagnostic tools for the identification and enumeration of toxic marine phytoplankton species / Antonella Penna and Luca Galluzzi -- Detection of phytoplankton with nucleic acid sensors / Sonja Diercks, Katja Metfies, Friedhelm Schröder, Linda K. Medlin and Franciscus Colijn -- Development of sensors to trace toxins from dinoflagellates and other algae to seafood -- Patrizia Albertano, Roberta Congestri, Laura Micheli, Danila Moscone and Giuseppe Palleschi -- Recombinant formaldehyde dehydrogenase and gene-engineered methylotrophic yeasts as bioanalytical instruments for assay of toxic formaldehyde / Galyna Gayda, Olha Demkiv, Mykhailo Gonchar, Solomiya Paryzhak and Wolfgang Schuhmann -- Electrochemical sensing methods : a brief review / Andrea Scozzari -- Oddities and curiosities in the algal world / Laura Barsanti, Primo Coltelli, Valtere Evangelista, Anna Maria Frassanito, Vincenzo Passarelli, Nicoletta Vesentini and Paolo Gualtieri.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The world of algae / Laura Barsanti, Primo Coltelli, Valtere Evangelista, Anna Maria Frassanito, Vincenzo Passarelli, Nicoletta Vesentini and Paolo Gualtieri -- Cyanobacterial diversity in relation to the environment / Brian A. Whitton -- Toxicity of fresh water algal toxins to humans and animals / Annalisa Zaccaroni and Dino Scaravelli -- Toxicity of sea algal toxins to humans and animals / Annalisa Zaccaroni and Dino Scaravelli -- The role of allelopathy for harmful algae bloom formation / Edna Granéli, Paulo S. Salomon and Giovana O. Fistarol -- Checklist of phytoplankton on the south coast of Murcia (SE Spain, SW Mediterranean Sea) / Nieves Bouza and Marina Aboal -- Toxic Pseudo-nitzschia populations from the middle Tyrrhenian Sea (Mediterranean Sea, Italy) / Roberta Congestri, Simona Polizzano and Patrizia Albertano -- Algal blooms in Estonian small lakes / Aimar Rakko, Reet Laugaste and Ingmar Ott -- Comparative estimation of sensor organisms sensitivity for determination of water toxicity / Paolo Gualtieri and Tetiana Parshykova -- Biochemical method for quantitative estimation of cyanobacteria toxins / Lydia A. Sirenko and Tetiana V. Parshykova -- Using of laser-Doppler spectrometry for determination of toxicity degree of chemical and natural compounds / Vitaliy Vlasenko, Tetyana Parshykova and Vadym Tretyakov -- PCR techniques as diagnostic tools for the identification and enumeration of toxic marine phytoplankton species / Antonella Penna and Luca Galluzzi -- Detection of phytoplankton with nucleic acid sensors / Sonja Diercks, Katja Metfies, Friedhelm Schröder, Linda K. Medlin and Franciscus Colijn -- Development of sensors to trace toxins from dinoflagellates and other algae to seafood -- Patrizia Albertano, Roberta Congestri, Laura Micheli, Danila Moscone and Giuseppe Palleschi -- Recombinant formaldehyde dehydrogenase and gene-engineered methylotrophic yeasts as bioanalytical instruments for assay of toxic formaldehyde / Galyna Gayda, Olha Demkiv, Mykhailo Gonchar, Solomiya Paryzhak and Wolfgang Schuhmann -- Electrochemical sensing methods : a brief review / Andrea Scozzari -- Oddities and curiosities in the algal world / Laura Barsanti, Primo Coltelli, Valtere Evangelista, Anna Maria Frassanito, Vincenzo Passarelli, Nicoletta Vesentini and Paolo Gualtieri.

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