Table 1. BMAA in cyanobacteria isolated from symbioses
Cyanobacteria Host Symbiont Free BMAA, μg/g Protein BMAA, μg/g
Nostoc Pc Lichen Peltigera ND 1,671
Nostoc PCC 9305 Hornwort Anthoceros 156 1,400
Nostoc LBG1 Liverwort Blasia ND ND
Nostoc PCC 73102 Cycad Macrozamia ND ND
Nostoc PCC 7422 Cycad Cycas ND 962
Nostoc enc Cycad Encephalartos 137 ND
Nostoc PCC 9229 Flowering plant Gunnera monoica 110 ND
Nostoc 8001 Flowering plant Gunnera monoica 203 664
Nostoc 9401 Flowering plant Gunnera perpensa ND ND
Nostoc 8963 Flowering plant Gunnera prorepens ND 58
Nostoc 8964 Flowering plant Gunnera macrophylla 9 ND
  • ND, not detected.