Lisa Spoof

Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku

High-performance liquid chromatography of microcystins and nodularins, cyanobacterial peptide toxins


Ph. D. Anna Pelander, University of Helsinki, Finland

Docent Jouni Jokela, University of Helsinki, Finland


Professor Wayne W. Carmichael, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA


Professor J. Peter Slotte, Dept. of Biochemistry and Pharmacy, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland


  1. Spoof L, Karlsson K and Meriluoto J. (2001) High-performance liquid chromatographic separation of microcystins and nodularin, cyanobacterial peptide toxins, on C18 and amide C16 sorbents. J. Chromatography A 909:225-236.
  2. Spoof L and Meriluoto J. (2002) Rapid separation of microcystins and nodularin using a monolithic silica C18 column - J of Chromatography. A 947:237-245.
  3. Spoof L, Klimova S, Mikhailov A, Eriksson JE and Meriluoto J. (2003) Synthesis and rganotropism of 3H-dihydro derivatives of the cyanobacterial peptide hepatotoxin nodularin. Toxicon 41:153-162.
  4. Spoof L, Vesterkvist P, Lindholm T and Meriluoto J. (2003) Screening for cyanobacterial hepatotoxins, microcystins and nodularin in environmental water samples by reversed-phase liquid chromatography-electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry .Journal of Chromatography A 1020:105-119.