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Rapid Antibody-based Technologies in Food Analysis Editor: Richard O’Kennedy

About this book

There are significant challenges in food analysis, problems with food contamination and authentication, and a worldwide need to ensure food safety.

This book provides a description of antibody-based technologies used in food analysis. It focuses on key applications, outlining the approaches used, their advantages and limitations, and describes future areas for development. Chapters are written by experts in the field, critically examining each of the currently used methodologies and highlighting new evolving technologies, such as lab-on-chip and microfluidics-based devices and biosensors. Case studies demonstrating the utility of each of the methods described are included. Important introductory chapters cover sample preparation for analysis and statistical sampling necessary for quality control for verification of results. An overview chapter highlighting major analytical issues and areas that have specific requirements, e.g. food authentication, is provided.

Researchers and scientists in the field who have to acquire, verify and use technologies for food analysis, food producers and processors, food safety and testing laboratories, and government agencies will all find this a useful addition to their library.

Book content

  • Introduction to Antibody-based Food Analysis
  • Production and Use of Antibodies
  • The Importance of Bioanalytical Parameters and Statistical Analysis in Immunoassays for Food Analytes
  • Designing the Appropriate Immunoassays for Food Analysis
  • Targeting Marine Toxins and Other Adulterants in Fish
  • Mycotoxins - Contamination, Control and Analyses
  • New Chip-Based Technologies for Rapid Analysis of Food Contaminants
  • Applications of Immuno-electrochemical Detection Strategies for Food Analysis
  • Utilisation of Flow-based Technologies for Food Analysis
  • Novel Recombinant Antibody and Protein-based Approaches for Analysis of Food and Food Contaminants of Particular Note for Asia
  • Optical and Acoustic Label-free Instrumentation for Molecular Detection with a Focus on Food
  • Applications of Recent Developments in Microfluidics for Rapid Analysis of Food Safety and Quality
  • Antibody-Based Sensors for the Detection of Pathogens of Potato and Barley
  • Detection of Food Taints and Contaminants Using Novel Engineered Antibodies
  • New and Evolving Challenges and Strategies for Effective Food Analysis

The print version of this book is planned for release on 19 June 2019. Information about this book is subject to change without notice.

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This book contains 400 pages.

Publication details

Copyright year: 2019
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-390-1
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-791-6