Destruction of cyanobacterial toxins by semiconductor photocatalysis

Peter K J Robertson*, Linda A. Lawton, Burkhard Münch, Julien Rouzade

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The rapid destruction of microcystin, a cyanobacterial toxin, using a titanium dioxide photocatalyst is observed; the process is extremely efficient with high concentrations of toxin completely undetectable within 10-40 min, depending on the initial concentration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)393-394
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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