Bio-Shield Zearalenone

Bio-Shield Zon

Catalog number: B2748 /B2796

Bio-Shield Zearalenone (ZON) is an ELISA test for the detection of Zearalenone, n grains, spices, cereals and animal feeds.

General Information:

Zearalenone (ZON) is a member of the trichothecene mycotoxins produced by fungi of the Fusarium genus (F. graminearum). Grains including barley, wheat, oats, corn, rice and maize are frequently infected by this fungus. It is frequently implicated in reproductive disorders of farm animals and occasionally in hyperoestrogenic syndromes in humans. There is evidence that ZON and its metabolites possess oestrogenic activity in pigs, cattle and sheep. Moreover, ZON has also been shown to be hepatotoxic, haematotoxic, immunotoxic and genotoxic. Most controlling government agencies worldwide have regulations regarding the amount of ZON allowable in human and animal foodstuffs. Accurate and rapid determination of ZON presence in commodities is of paramount importance.

ELISA kit characteristics:

■ Competitive Quantitative ELISA test with single-break strip plate with 48 wells (6 strips) or 96 wells (12 strips)

■ Limit of detection (LOD): 10 ppb Zearalenone

■ Wide range of quantification: 15-500 ppb

■ High specificity and sensitivity

■ All reagents are in ready to use format

■ Adjusted to the EU and Asian legislation limit

■ Very fast process (15 min)

■ Shelf Life: 12 months

■ Storage 2-8 °C

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