DEMOCHEM: Integrated system for mycotoxins detection

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In this paper, we present an integrated system to detect Ochratoxin A (OTA) in feed, food and beverage. Its characteristics of portability, simplicity, sensitivity, low cost and user friendly, make the system suitable to be used by unskilled personnel. The system is based on a commercial Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) plate coupled with an array of amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) photosensors embedded in a PTFE chamber where the chromatographic analysis occurs. The characterization of the system demonstrates its ability to detect OTA contained in wheat, wine and beer with a minimum detectable quantity of 0.2ng and a standard deviation below 5%.

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Caputo, D., De Cesare, G., Nascetti, A., Scipinotti, R., Pavanello, F., & Arrigoni, R. (2014). DEMOCHEM: Integrated system for mycotoxins detection. In Procedia Engineering (Vol. 87, pp. 1354–1357). Elsevier Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2014.11.719

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