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- Martins, Nathan Dias, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Toxicon 2017
- Brycon amazonicus; Cyanobacteria; antioxidant activity; antioxidants; cell death; cytoskeleton; fish; gills; humans; liver; microcystin-LR; oxidation; oxidative stress; superoxide dismutase; surface water; toxicity
- ... Microcystin's (MCs) are toxins produced by several groups of cyanobacteria, in water bodies throughout the world, in a process which is being intensified by human action. Among the variants of MCs, MC-LR stands out for its distribution and toxicity. MCs are potent inhibitors of protein phosphatases 1 and 2 A, which causes disruption of the cytoskeleton and consequent cell death. They can also alte ...