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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%
Australia 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
Brazil 1 1%
Philippines 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Unknown 85 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 19%
Researcher 16 17%
Student > Master 15 16%
Student > Bachelor 14 15%
Unspecified 10 11%
Other 20 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 23 25%
Environmental Science 21 23%
Unspecified 12 13%
Chemistry 11 12%
Engineering 8 9%
Other 18 19%

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.
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#5,700,123
of 11,341,424 outputs
Outputs from Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts
#128
of 457 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#65,434
of 193,409 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts
#8
of 20 outputs
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