The detection of Hg2+ by cyanobacteria in aqueous media

Suresh, Moorthy, Mishra, Sanjiv K., Mishra, Sandhya and Das, Amitava (2009) The detection of Hg2+ by cyanobacteria in aqueous media. Chemical Communications, 18: 2496-2498. doi:10.1039/b821687h

Author Suresh, Moorthy
Mishra, Sanjiv K.
Mishra, Sandhya
Das, Amitava
Title The detection of Hg2+ by cyanobacteria in aqueous media
Journal name Chemical Communications   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1359-7345
Publication date 2009
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1039/b821687h
Open Access Status
Issue 18
Start page 2496
End page 2498
Total pages 3
Place of publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher R S C Publications
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject 2506 Metals and Alloys
2505 Materials Chemistry
2508 Surfaces, Coatings and Films
2504 Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
2503 Ceramics and Composites
1503 Business and Management
1600 Chemistry
Abstract A tetrapyrrole-based chromophore was obtained through the methanolysis of C-phycocyanin extracted from Spirulina platensis, and was found to act as a selective receptor for Hg2+ at physiological pH conditions.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Publications
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