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A review on cylindrospermopsin: the global occurrence, detection, toxicity and degradation of a potent cyanotoxin

Overview of attention for article published in Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, January 2013
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Title
A review on cylindrospermopsin: the global occurrence, detection, toxicity and degradation of a potent cyanotoxin
Published in
Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, January 2013
DOI 10.1039/c3em00353a
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Authors

Armah A. de la Cruz, Anastasia Hiskia, Triantafyllos Kaloudis, Neil Chernoff, Donna Hill, Maria G. Antoniou, Xuexiang He, Keith Loftin, Kevin O'Shea, Cen Zhao, Miguel Pelaez, Changseok Han, Trevor J. Lynch, Dionysios D. Dionysiou, de la Cruz AA, Hiskia A, Kaloudis T, Chernoff N, Hill D, Antoniou MG, He X, Loftin K, O'Shea K, Zhao C, Pelaez M, Han C, Lynch TJ, Dionysiou DD

Abstract

Cylindrospermopsin is an important cyanobacterial toxin found in water bodies worldwide. The ever-increasing and global occurrence of massive and prolonged blooms of cylindrospermopsin-producing cyanobacteria poses a potential threat to both human and ecosystem health. Its toxicity is associated with metabolic activation and may involve mechanisms that adversely affect a wide variety of targets in an organism. Cylindrospermopsin has been shown to be cytotoxic, dermatotoxic, genotoxic, hepatotoxic in vivo, developmentally toxic, and may be carcinogenic. Human exposure may occur through drinking water, during recreational activities and by consuming foods in which the toxin may have bioaccumulated. Drinking water shortages of sufficient quality coupled with growing human pressures and climate variability and change necessitate an integrated and sustainable water management program. This review presents an overview of the importance of cylindrospermopsin, its detection, toxicity, worldwide distribution, and lastly, its chemical and biological degradation and removal by natural processes and drinking water treatment processes.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Portugal 2 2%
Spain 1 1%
Australia 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Philippines 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Unknown 78 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 24%
Researcher 17 20%
Student > Bachelor 13 15%
Student > Master 11 13%
Unspecified 6 7%
Other 19 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 22 25%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 22 25%
Chemistry 11 13%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 8%
Unspecified 7 8%
Other 18 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 January 2014.
All research outputs
#2,036,448
of 6,230,693 outputs
Outputs from Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts
#59
of 308 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#41,148
of 140,823 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts
#2
of 10 outputs
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So far Altmetric has tracked 308 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 5.4. This one has done well, scoring higher than 80% of its peers.
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