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Immunosensors for detecting pesticides in agro-feeding products


In the VIIth International Conference on Agri-Food Antibodies that is going to be held in September in Uppsala (Sweden), AZTI is going to present immnunosensors to detect pesticides.

AZTI has a great deal of experience in this area, since it has worked several years in projects related to research and development of biosensors adapted to the needs of the food industry. Biosensors or rapid monitoring tools are great potentials for the food industry, because in contrast to conventional analytic techniques, they provide specific, simple and quick answers.

Identifying and quantifying pesticide waste in water and food is restricted by traditional monitoring systems. In contrast, immunosensors are very sophisticated new monitoring tools that allow the detection of molecules with very low molecular weight, such as the components of the pesticides.


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