Method for detecting toxic and non-toxic cyanobacteria.

Kaarina Sivonen, Anne Rantala, Leo A O Rouhiainen, David Peter Fewer, Pirjo Rajaniemi-Wacklin, Annick Wilmotte, Christophe Boutte, Gianluca De Bellis, Ermanno Rizzi, Andrea Frosini, Bianca Castiglioni, Stefano Ventura, Maria-Angela Mugnai

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Abstract

This invention is related to a method for detecting toxic and non-toxic cyanobacteria. The method comprises that nucleic acid from a biological sample is brought into contact with an oligonucleotide designed to be specific for the mcy gene, in particular mcyE and/or mcyD, and with an oligonucleotide designed to be specific for 16SrDNA, and the presence or absence of toxic cyanobacteria is detected by a suitable molecular biology method. The invention is related also to oligonucleotides used in the method.
Original languageEnglish
Publication Year15 Mar 2007
Publication statusPublished - 15 Mar 2007
MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent

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Sivonen, K., Rantala, A., Rouhiainen, L. A. O., Fewer, D. P., Rajaniemi-Wacklin, P., Wilmotte, A., ... Mugnai, M-A. (2007). IPC No. C12Q1/68; C12P21/06; C07H21/04; C12N1/21; C07K14/195 . Method for detecting toxic and non-toxic cyanobacteria. (Patent No. 20070059699).