Rapid detection of aflatoxin contamination in agricultural products

Pons, W.A.Jr. and Cucullu, A.F. and Franz, A.O. Jr. and et al, . (1973) Rapid detection of aflatoxin contamination in agricultural products. Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, 56 (4). pp. 803-807.

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The method, involving rapid blender extraction of the sample with aqueous acetonitrile and subsequent adsorption onto an alumina and silica gel column, was applied to cotton seed, soybean and other seeds, various grains and nuts. As little as 10 mu g aflatoxin/kg was detected and approx. contamination levels could be placed into 5 categories by the test

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Southern Regional Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U.S, Department of Agriculture, New Orleans, La. 70179, USA
Subjects: Postharvest Management > Food Technology
Divisions: Soyabean
Depositing User: Ms K Syamalamba
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2012 08:15
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2012 08:16
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/7532

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