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Real-Time PCR Assays for Ricin and Related Potential Bioterrorism Agents in Foods

Investigators
Melchior, William
Institutions
DHHS/FDA - National Center for Toxicological Research
Objective
1) Develop the precise materials and methods needed to perform the proposed assays.

2) Prove that the assays work simply, rapidly, and reliably.

3) Prove that the assays function as desired in real-world situations, such as with contaminated food stuffs.

More information
Responsible Division: Biochemical Toxicology
Funding Source
Nat'l. Center For Toxicological Research
Project number
P00684
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Food Defense and Integrity
Natural Toxins