B C Hitzfeld
Affiliation: University of Konstanz
- Cyanobacterial toxins: removal during drinking water treatment, and human risk assessmentB C Hitzfeld
Environmental Toxicology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
Environ Health Perspect 108:113-22. 2000..In order to perform an adequate human risk assessment of microcystin exposure via drinking water, the issue of water treatment byproducts will have to be addressed in the future...
- Airborne particulate matter modulates the production of reactive oxygen species in human polymorphonuclear granulocytesB Hitzfeld
Dept of Experimental Dermatology, University of Hamburg, Germany
Toxicology 120:185-95. 1997..SOZ-induced LCL is inhibited by both types of extracts, but aqueous extracts have a stronger inhibitory effect. It is at present unclear which substances are responsible for these effects...
- Toxin production in cyanobacterial mats from ponds on the McMurdo ice shelf, AntarcticaB C Hitzfeld
Environmental Toxicology, University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
Toxicon 38:1731-48. 2000..Toxic strains of cyanobacteria can therefore also be found in Antarctica and this finding may lead to further insight into potential ecological roles of cyanobacterial phosphatase inhibiting toxins...
- Presence of Planktothrix sp. and cyanobacterial toxins in Lake Ammersee, Germany and their impact on whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus L.)B Ernst
University of Konstanz, P O Box X918, 78457 Konstanz, Germany
Environ Toxicol 16:483-8. 2001..Whitefish eggs and larvae, obtained during blooms in winter 1998 and 2000 in a Lake Ammersee hatchery, were studied for developmental progress. Malformations typical for cyanobacterial toxin exposure were observed...