What is Microcystin? (Algae Toxins) - LG SonicWhat is Microcystin?
Microcystin is a type of cyanotoxin that is produced by certain species of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria. These toxic substances are of great concern due to their ability to harm humans, animals, and the environment when present in high concentrations. The presence of microcystin in bodies of fresh water, such as lakes, rivers, and ponds, can lead to the contamination of drinking water sources and pose a risk to human health.