Application Note: Identification of Unknown Microcystins in Alberta Lake Water
14 May 2014

Detection, characterization, and tentative identification of very low levels of unknown microcystins in lake water are possible in the absence of analytical standards using a combination of triple quadrupole LC/MS and LC/Q-TOF analysis and a Personal Compound Database (PCD) compiled from the World Health Organization (WHO) list of microcystins.