Chromatography of microcystins

Jussi Meriluoto*

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Abstract

This review deals with the analytical and preparative chromatography of microcystins and nodularins, cyclic peptide liver toxins and tumor promoters from cyanobacteria. The chemistry of the toxins, extraction from various matrices, separation on different stationary phases, and detection of intact and derivatized toxins are considered. An introduction to other chemical and biological methods for microcystin analysis is also presented. Finally a list of selected starting points for analysis set-up is given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)277-298
Number of pages22
JournalAnalytica Chimica Acta
Volume352
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Oct 1997
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • Cyanobacteria
  • Cyclic peptides
  • Liquid chromatography
  • Toxins

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