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- Lage, Sandra; Ström, Linnea; Godhe, Anna; Rydberg, Sara
- European journal of phycology 2019 v.54 no.1 pp. 115-125
- Cyanobacteria; Miozoa; Navicula; Phaeodactylum tricornutum; Thalassiosira pseudonana; biochemical pathways; biosynthesis; chlorophyll; neurotoxins; nitrogen; nitrogen metabolism; protein content; seafoods
- ... The neurotoxins β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) and 2,4-diaminobutyric acid (DAB) are produced by cyanobacteria, diatoms and dinoflagellates and have been detected in seafood worldwide. Our present knowledge of their metabolism or biosynthesis is limited. In this study, the production of BMAA and DAB as a function of time was monitored in five strains representing four species of diatoms, i.e. Ph ...