Browsing Department of Molecular Biology by Author "Kellmann, Ralf"
Characterisation of the paralytic shellfish toxin biosynthesis gene clusters in Anabaena circinalis AWQC131C and Aphanizomenon sp. NH-5 Mihali, Troco Kaan; Kellmann, Ralf; Neilan, Brett A. (BioMed Central, 2009-03-30)Background: Saxitoxin and its analogues collectively known as the paralytic shellfish toxins (PSTs) are neurotoxic alkaloids and are the cause of the syndrome named paralytic shellfish poisoning. PSTs are produced by a ...Journal article
Stüken, Anke; Orr, Russell J. S.; Kellmann, Ralf; Murray, Shauna A.; Neilan, Brett A.; Jakobsen, Kjetill S. (Public Library of Science, 2011-05-18)Saxitoxin is a potent neurotoxin that occurs in aquatic environments worldwide. Ingestion of vector species can lead to paralytic shellfish poisoning, a severe human illness that may lead to paralysis and death. In ...Peer reviewedJournal article
On the chemistry, toxicology and genetics of the cyanobacterial toxins, microcystin, nodularin, saxitoxin and cylindrospermopsin Pearson, Leanne; Mihali, Troco K.; Moffitt, Michelle; Kellmann, Ralf; Neilan, Brett A. (MDPI, 2010-05-10)The cyanobacteria or “blue-green algae”, as they are commonly termed, comprise a diverse group of oxygenic photosynthetic bacteria that inhabit a wide range of aquatic and terrestrial environments, and display incredible ...Journal article