Aptamer-based TLC technology for mycotoxin detection in grains

Posted on 23.03.2017 | Last Modified 07.05.2019
Lead Researcher (PI): Maria DeRosa
Institution: Carleton University
Total WGRF Funding: $225,000
Co-Funders: None
Start Date: 2012
Project Length: 3 Years

To develop low-cost, easy-to-use mycotoxin tests using a combination of a new technology called aptamers and established techniques of thin layer chromatography and dipstick assays.