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DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF IMPROVED MATERIALS FOR MYCOTOXIN ANALYSIS

Investigators
Maragos, Chris
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2006
End date
2011
Objective
Develop novel synthetic and biologically-based materials for binding mycotoxins, including molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPS) and antibodies. Design and synthesis of toxin analogs for use as templates in polymer formation and as intermediates in antibody production. Evaluation of mycotoxin binding materials as components in traditional and novel mycotoxin assays. Development of analytical methods for enhanced food security.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
3620-42000-035-00D
Accession number
410260
Categories
Food Defense and Integrity
Mycotoxins