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Detoxification of microcystin-LR in water by Portulaca oleracea cv.

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20600 43182 2014 3 PDF Available
Title
Detoxification of microcystin-LR in water by Portulaca oleracea cv.
Abstract

Microcystin-LR (0.02 μg/ml) in the hydroculture medium of Portulaca oleracea cv., became below the detection level (<0.0001 μg/ml) by HPLC analysis after 7 days. The toxicity of microcystin estimated with protein phosphatase inhibition assay, however, remained at 37% of the initial level, indicating that microcystin-LR was transformed by P. oleracea cv. into unknown compound(s) of lower toxicity.

Keywords
Cyanobacterial toxin; Microcystin; Microcystin-LR; Portulaca oleracea cv.; Phytoremediation; Hydroculture; Protein phosphatase inhibition assay
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Detoxification of microcystin-LR in water by Portulaca oleracea cv.
Publisher
Database: Elsevier - ScienceDirect
Journal: Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering - Volume 117, Issue 3, March 2014, Pages 330–332
Authors
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Subjects
Physical Sciences and Engineering Chemical Engineering Bioengineering