Welcome to the Stony Brook iGEM 2021 page!
● Cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (cHABs) are unwanted overgrowths of algae
● Disrupt drinking and recreational water access
● Release toxins causing severe illness or death of wildlife and humans
○ Microcystins (MCs) are one class of ubiquitous cHAB toxins
○ MC-LR, a heptapeptide, is most toxic
- Membrane anchoring
- Periplasmic Secretion