• Project No 4050
  • Project Name Characterisation of a novel toxin from Anabaena circinalis
  • Lead Organisation SA Water
  • Research Lead Flinders University
  • Main Researcher Stefania Sotora
  • Completion Year 2012

Project Description

Anabaena circinalis, is a commonly occurring cyanobacterial species in Australian source waters. Its presence poses a number of health and aesthetic issues for drinking water quality due to its production of secondary metabolites. This project isolated and characterised a novel toxic fraction from the Anabaena culture.

Honours Thesis completed by Stefania Sotora in November 2012.