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RIDASCREEN® Fumonisin

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R3401 RIDASCREEN® Fumonisin Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 r call for price none
Introduction:

Intended use:
RIDASCREEN® Fumonisin is a competitive enzyme immunoassay for the quantitative analysis of fumonisin residues in corn and corn products.

General information:
Fumonisins are carcinogenic, highly toxic metabolites of Fusarium moniliforme, a mould fungi which grows hostspecific on corn.
The toxic concentrations of fumonisin differ significantly depending on the animal species. A concentration of approx. 5 - 10 mg/kg fumonisin in feed induces neurotoxic effects in horses. In pigs the ingestion of 4 - 16 mg/kg body weight may result in liver cirrhosis and more than 16 mg/kg body weight may lead to pulmonary edema. Chickens tolerate higher concentrations of fumonisin in feed, up to 75 mg/kg. Cattle seem to be insensitive to high fumonisin concentrations.


Specifications:
Format:Microtiter plate with 96 wells (12 strips with 8 removable wells each)
Standards:0 ppm (zero standard), 0.025 ppm, 0.074 ppm,
0.222 ppm, 0.666 ppm, 2 ppm
Sample preparation: extraction, filtration and dilution
Incubation time:45 min
Detection limit: approx. 25 µg/kg (ppb)

(corresponding to the standard substance)
Cross-reactions: Fumonisin B1: 100 %
Fumonisin B2: approx. 40 %
Fumonisin B3: approx. 100 %