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Liquid Chromatography Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) analysis of cyanotoxins and algal toxins in estuary samples collected from California, USA, in 2016-17

March 8, 2021

Cyanobacteria are primary producers present in many water bodies, certain types of which may produce potent toxins (known as cyanotoxins). They are known to impact human and animal health when exposed through recreational activities, consumption, and inhalation. In an effort to understand the presence of toxin-producing cyanobacteria in California water bodies, cyanobacteria samples were collected from 19 California water bodies. These data document the liquid chromatography triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) results for 21 cyanotoxins and algal toxins in 41 cyanobacteria samples collected from California water bodies in 2015-2016.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title Liquid Chromatography Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) analysis of cyanotoxins and algal toxins in estuary samples collected from California, USA, in 2016-17
DOI 10.5066/P9TEYRNC
Authors Donovan Ariel R, Loftin Keith A, Laughrey Zachary R, Meredith Howard, David Caron, Raphael Kudela, Avery Tatters, Jayme Smith
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Kansas Water Science Center