Search for dissertations about: "Sandra Lage"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Sandra Lage.

  1. 1. The novel sources of the neurotoxin BMAA in aquatic environments

    University dissertation from Stockholm University

    Author : Sandra Lage; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; β-N-methylamino-L-alanine; diatoms; dinoflagellates; shellfish; cockles; PST; växtfysiologi; Plant Physiology;

    Abstract : Neurotoxinet β -N-metylamino -L-alanin (BMAA) anses vara en potentiell miljöriskfaktor för utvecklingen av den neurodegenerativa sjukdomen amyotrofisk lateralskleros (ALS) och har en potentiell roll i flertalet andra neurodegenerativa sjukdomar. Sedan 2003, då det upptäcktes att BMAA produceras av den symbiotiska cyanobakterien Nostoc punctiforme  har flera andra BMAA producerande cyanobakteriearter identifierats. READ MORE

  2. 2. The neurotoxin β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) Sources, bioaccumulation and extraction procedures

    University dissertation from Stockholm University

    Author : Sandra Ferreira Lage; Sara Rydberg; Ulla Rasmussen; Hanna Mazur-Marzec; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; växtfysiologi; Plant Physiology;

    Abstract : β-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) is a neurotoxin linked to neurodegeneration, which is manifested in the devastating human diseases amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. This neurotoxin is known to be produced by almost all tested species within the cyanobacterial phylum including free living as well as the symbiotic strains. READ MORE