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Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
Use of Nanomaterials in the Detection of Food Contaminants
Autor/es:
SACHIN, K.S.; LEBLANC, J.G.; SHALINI, S.A.; NEETU, J.
Revista:
European Journal of Nutrition and Food Safety
Editorial:
Hooghly: Sciencedomain International
Referencias:
Año: 2014 vol. 4 p. 301 - 301
ISSN:
2347-5641
Resumen:
Food safety plays an important role in public health and thus to society as a whole. Food borne illness associated with toxins, pathogens or other food contaminants poses a serious health threat all over the world. Food may become unsafe due to the presence of adulterants such as melamine, food born pathogenic bacteria, toxins such as cholera, shiga, aflatoxin amongst others. The present review is focused on the potential role of nanomaterials, which are currently being used in various biosensors, for the detection of various chemical contaminants, toxins and pathogens.