Cyanobacteria are globally important primary producers that may alter components of their habitats, such as the density of competitors or predators or the availability of critical nutrients, by synthesizing natural products. Toxic as well as non-toxic cyanobacterial blooms are a rich source of metabolites possessing a variety of biological activities. They are ready available because of their fast growth and the ability to form dense almost monospecific aggregations. Here we describe several toxic and non-toxic cyanobacterial metabolites and their activities.
This book is representing important collection of contributions that elucidate the biotechnology development in Slovenia, which elucidates contemporary situation of biotechnology. This industry, that is blooming scientifically in our home country, is unfortunately in the business sector extremely polarised, with two big pharmaceutical companies and a few very small SMEs and spin-offs that are undernourished.
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