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Title: Field validation of algal toxin test kit : final draft report (349/7/A)
Author: S. Bell
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: R&D Draft Final Report 349/7/A
The overall project objective of this report is to validate for the NRA the development and performance of a field test kit for microcystin-LR (MC-LR) to be developed by Biocode Ltd, and to develop field procedures for its use by NRA staff. This document describes work carried out by the NRA in three principle areas: purification and supply of cyanobacterial peptide toxins to Biocode Ltd.; development of lysis procedures for the convenient release of cyanobacterial microcystins from cells, necessary for application to antibody-based test procedures; assessment of anti-microcystin-LR IpM antibodies produced bv Biocode Ltd.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1994
Publication Place: Bristol
Extent: 61
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