Affiliation: University of Helsinki
- Repeat-type distribution in trnL intron does not correspond with species phylogeny: comparison of the genetic markers 16S rRNA and trnL intron in heterocystous cyanobacteriaIlona Oksanen
Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:765-72. 2004..Evolutionary scenarios are discussed considering the origin of the repeats...
- Ecological and biotechnological aspects of lichensIlona Oksanen
Division of Microbiology, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, P O Box 56, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 73:723-34. 2006....
- Lichen guilds share related cyanobacterial symbiontsJouko Rikkinen
Department of Applied Biology, Post Office Box 27, University of Helsinki, Helsinki FIN 00014, Finland
Science 297:357. 2002
- Discovery of rare and highly toxic microcystins from lichen-associated cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain IO-102-IIlona Oksanen
Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, Viikki Biocenter 1, Viikinkaari 9, P O Box 56, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5756-63. 2004..Together, this suggests that other terrestrial and aquatic strains of the genus Nostoc may have retained the genes necessary for microcystin biosynthesis...
- Development of a chip assay and quantitative PCR for detecting microcystin synthetase E gene expressionHanna Sipari
Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, Division of Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Viikki Biocenter 1, P O Box 56, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3797-805. 2010..The methods introduced add to the previously scarce repertoire of applications for mcy expression profiling in environmental samples and enable in situ studies of regulation of microcystin synthesis in response to environmental factors...