An Overview on Some Algal Toxins Developing Diseases and Cancer in Human

Salim M, Masroor MS and Parween S

Published on: 2021-01-24


As the environment is full of microorganisms, the human life appeared in devoid of them have never been possible to us. While most of these microorganisms are beneficial to us, unfortunately, some of them have always been as toxic as poison. Though the toxic substances released by several microorganisms have already been documented in the literature but the studies on their effects on human and animals are not as adequate to derive any conclusion due to the delayed toxic effects developing ailments, diseases and even cancer in future courses of time. Therefore, more researches are still required to fill the gap. The present review is an attempt to discuss the various algae producing toxins causing diseases and cancer in human.