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Biomagnification of BMAA in the environment: development of new detection tools, determination of exposure routes and neurotoxic mechanisms.

Funding: 2016: $12,000
2017: $11,000
2018: $10,000
2019: $15,000
2020: $10,000

Project Member(s): Rodgers, K.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Discovery Projects)
Macquarie University
Australian Research Council (ARC Discovery Projects)

Start year: 2016

Publications:

Violi, JP, Facey, JA, Mitrovic, SM, Colville, A & Rodgers, KJ 2019, 'Production of β-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) and Its Isomers by Freshwater Diatoms.', Toxins, vol. 11, no. 9.
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FOR Codes: Cell Neurochemistry, Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified, Freshwater Ecology, Urban and Industrial Water Management, Natural Hazards in Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments, Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity