Algal toxins in water

B. JI, Ming Hung WONG, R. N. S. WONG, Y. JIANG

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Algal toxins have various adverse implications on the ecosystem directly and indirectly. Cyanotoxins, a group of algal toxins produced by toxic cyanobacteria, are of great concern. The understanding of their occurrence, properties, detection, and removal from water bodies is of importance for monitoring and management of cyanotoxins in freshwater bodies. Copyright © 2005 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWater encyclopedia
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN (Print)9780471478447
Publication statusPublished - 2005


Ji, B., Wong, M. H., Wong, R. N. S., & Jiang, Y. (2005). Algal toxins in water. In Water encyclopedia. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


  • Algal toxins
  • Cyanotoxins
  • Cyanobacteria
  • Hepatotoxin-producing species
  • Cyanobacterial bloom


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