Team publications

Rapid quantification of mcyB copy numbers on dry chemistry PCR chips and predictability of microcystin concentrations in freshwater environments

Authors: Henna Savela, Markus Vehniäinen, Lisa Spoof, Sonja Nybom, Jussi Meriluoto, Urpo Lamminmäki Full bibliographic details: Harmful Algae (2014), pp. 280-286 DOI information: 10.1016/j.hal.2014.08.007

Development of a chip assay and qPCR for detecting microcystin synthetase gene E expression

Sipari, H., A. Rantala-Ylinen, J. Jokela, I. Oksanen, and K. Sivonen. 2010.

Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76(12): 3797-3805.

A novel nostocyclopeptide inhibits microcystin and nodularin induced apoptosis in hepatocytes

Jokela, J., L. Herfindal, M. Wahlsten, P. Permi, V. Vasconçelos, S. O. Døskeland, and K. Sivonen. 2010. 

ChemBioChem 11: 1594-1599.

Anatoxin-a synthetase gene cluster of the cyanobacterium Anabaena strain 37 and molecular methods to detect potential producers

Rantala-Ylinen, A., S. Känä,  H. Wang, L. Rouhiainen, M. Wahlsten, E. Rizzi, K. Berg, M. Gugger and K. Sivonen. 2011.

Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77:7271-7278.

Anabaenolysins, novel cytolytic lipopeptides from benthic Anabaena cyanobacteria

Jokela, J., L. Oftedal, L. Herfindal, P. Permi, M. Wahlsten, S. O. Døskeland and K. Sivonen. 2012.

PLoS ONE 7(7): e41222. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041222.

Cyanobacteria produce a high variety of hepatotoxic peptides in lichen symbiosis

Kaasalainen, U., D. P. Fewer, J. Jokela, M. Wahlsten, K. Sivonen and J. Rikkinen. 2012.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109(15): 5886-5891.

Genome derived insights into the biology of the hepatotoxic bloom forming cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. strain 90

Wang, H., K. Sivonen, L. Rouhiainen, D. P. Fewer, C. D. Lyra, A. Ylinen, J. Vestola, J. Jokela, K. Rantasärkkä, Z. Li and B. Liu. 2012.

BMC Genomics 13(1): 613.

Pathological findings and identification of the toxin in acute cyanobacterial (Nodularia spumigena) intoxication in a dog

Simola, O., M. Wiberg, J. Jokela, M. Wahlsten, K. Sivonen and P. Syrjä. 2012.

Veterinary Pathology 49: 755-759.

Insights into the physiology and ecology of the brackish-water-adapted cyanobacterium Nodularia spumigena CCY9414 based on a genome-transcriptome analysis

Voß, B., H. Bolhuis, D. P. Fewer, M. Kopf, F. Möke, F. Haas, R. El-Shehawy, P. Hayes, B. Bergman, K. Sivonen, E. Dittmann, D. J. Scanlan, M. Hagemann, L. J. Stal, and W. R. Hess. 2013.

PLoS ONE 8(3): e60224. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060224.

The genetic basis for O-acetylation of the microcystin toxin in cyanobacteria

Fewer, D. P., M. Wahlsten, J. Österholm, J. Jokela, L. Rouhiainen, U. Kaasalainen, J. Rikkinen, and K. Sivonen. 2013.

Chemistry & Biology 20: 861-869.

Genome mining expands the chemical diversity of the cyanobactin family to include highly modified linear peptides

Leikoski, N., L. Liu, J. Jokela, M. Wahlsten, M. Gugger, C. Kerfeld, A. Calteau, P. Permi, K. Sivonen and D. P Fewer. 2013. 

Chemistry & Biology 20, 1033–1043.

Cyanobacteria from terrestrial and marine sources contain apoptogens able to overcome chemoresistance in acute myeloid leukemia cells

Liu, L., L. Herfindal, J. Jokela, T. K. Shishido, M. Wahlsten, S. O. Døskeland and K. Sivonen. 2014.

Marine Drugs 12: 2036-2053. (doi:10.3390/md12042036).

Hassallidins, antifungal glycolipopeptides, are widespread among cyanobacteria and the end-product of a nonribosomal pathway

Vestola J., T. K. Shishido, J. Jokela, D. P. Fewer, O. Aitio, P. Permi, M. Wahlsten, H. Wang, L. Rouhiainen, and K. Sivonen. 2014.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (in press).