Book ID: 104808
Toxins and Bilogically Active compounds from Microalgae. Volume 1. 2014. 141 figs. XI, 530 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Presents 360° coverage - from algal producers to contaminated Seafood. Covers factors contributing to harmful algal blooms and tools for predicting when and where blooms will occur. -Provides a structured account of the existing knowledge of toxic algae, the chemistry of the toxins they produce, the effects these substances exert in humans and wildlife, as well as the strategies envisaged to protect public health and the environment. It covers recent advances in the understanding of the biology of toxin producers and the factors involved in the appearance and dynamics of harmful algae blooms, the factors affecting toxin production,the synthesis of toxins both in natural producers and by chemicalmeans in a lab, and the toxin groups posing continuing and novel hazards to living systems.