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Title: Field validation of algal toxin test kit : progress report for period August 1992 - October 1992
Author: University of Dundee
Document Type: Monograph
The overall project objective is to validate for the NRA the development and performance of the field test kit for microcystin-LR (MC-LR) developed by Biocode, and develop field procedures for its use by NRA staff. During the present reporting period, the specific objectives to be carried out were as follows: Continue optimisation of toluene-mediated cell lysis; Continue to investigate and develop alternative approaches and contingencies to toluene-cell lysis; Obtain and store natural blooms/water samples for future testing of monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) or columns; and evaluate MAbs, validate preliminary column and assess MAb(s) for large scale production by Biocode Ltd.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: [Bristol]
Subject Keywords: AntibodiesField experimentationAlgal bloomsWater sampling
Taxonomic Keywords: Cyanobacteria
Extent: 18
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