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|Title:||Food Safety - Screening Tests Used to Detect and Quantify GMO Proteins|
|Authors:||ERMOLLI MONICA; FANTOZZI Anna; MARINI MASSIMILIANO; SCOTTI Domenico; BALLA BRANKO; HOFFMANN SEBASTIAN; QUERCI MADDALENA; PAOLETTI Claudia; VAN DEN EEDE GUY|
|Citation:||ACCREDITATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE vol. 11 no. 1-2 p. 55-57|
|Type:||Articles in Journals|
|Abstract:||GMO proteins content in maize flours or fresh crops can be easily assessed by the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) and immunochromatographic (lateral flow) strip tests commercially available. Therefore, ELISA can be foreseen as useful tool for screening, for control purposes and for traceability implementation. In order to highlight the importance of monitoring GMO proteins presence in food products and to investigate the performances of representative ELISA commercial kits, we evaluated three commercial kits by measuring the amount of Cry1Ab/Cry1Ac in IRMM certified reference materials.|
|JRC Institute:||Institute for Health and Consumer Protection|
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