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Title:  PCR-based detection of microcystin-producing cyanobacterial blooms from Central India
Authors: Ghosh, Shubhro Kamal
Das, Palash Kumar
Bagchi, Suvendra Nath
Keywords: Cyanobacteria;Microcystin synthetase genes;Microcystin variants;Microcystis-dominant blooms;PCR amplification
Issue Date: Jan-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Microcystin synthetase-gene-specific primers were used to identify hepatotoxic microcystin producing genotypes in six Microcystis spp.-dominant water blooms. Four blooms gave positive PCR reaction. They produced microcystin-RR and –LR amounting to 0.037 to 0.095% of the dry mass.
Page(s): 66-70
ISSN: 0019-5189
Appears in Collections:IJEB Vol.46(01) [January 2008]

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