- 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
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.