|Validation of HPLC analytical method for determination of biogenic amines in agricultural products|
Hyeock Yoon, Jae-Hyung Mah
An analytical method was validated for the quantitative determination of biogenic amines (BA) in agricultural products. The validation results fulfill AOAC criteria and recommendations. This method has been applying to analyze BA in agricultural products for a total dietary survey in Korea.
|Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Are We There Yet?|
Shalmali Pendse, Anuradha Vaidya
This review poster comprises of the overall development of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) as a therapy for variety of immuno compromised diseases since 1950 till date. It starts with the general information about hematopoietic stem cells, its sources as well as the types of HSCT. It also contains the role of mesenchymal stem cells in HSCT along with its present scenario and it ends with the future directions regarding HSCT.
|Non-target Screening of Contaminants in Paper-paperboard for Food Contact Materials|
Lukas Vapenka*, Adam Vavrous**, Lenka Votavova*, Kristina Kejlova**, Jaroslav Dobias*, Jitka Sosnovcova**
The aim of this work was non-targeted screening of xenobiotics in paper and paperboard packaging materials used for food packaging in the Czech Republic.
|Development of an Analytical Strategy for Simultaneous Determination of Multiple Contaminants in Paper Food Packaging|
Adam Vavrouš (1), Lukáš Vápenka (2), Kristina Kejlová (1), Jitka Sosnovcová (1), Dagmar Jírová (1)
We developed a method for simultaneous determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polyfluorinated compounds, ink photoinitiators, phthalates and bisphenols in paper food packaging employing GC–MS/MS and HPLC–MS/MS.
|Detection in Environmental Samples of Enteroagregative Escherichia coli, stx-producing Escherichia coli and stx-converting Bacteriophage by RT- PCR: Preliminary Data|
Mura Elia, Noli Alessia Caterina, Rossi Maria Lucia, Terrosu Giovanni, Fadda Antonio
The aim of this work was to collect epidemiological information concerning the presence of Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli, stx-producing Escherichia coli and stx2a-converting bacteriophage, in ruminants faeces.
|METHOD DEVELOPMENT FOR THE SIMULTANEOUS DETERMINATION OF METHYLMERCURY AND INORGANIC MERCURY IN SEAFOOD|
Sergio Carneado, Ariane V. Zmozinski, Carmen Ibáñez-Palomino, Àngels Sahuquillo, José Fermín López-Sánchez, Márcia M. da Silva
This work reports the method development for the simultaneous determination of methylmercury (MeHg+) and inorganic mercury (iHg) species in seafood. The study focused on the extraction and quantification of MeHg+ by liquid chromatography coupled to on-line UV irradiation and cold vapour atomic fluorescence spectroscopy (LC-UV-HG-AFS), using HCl 4 mol L-1 as extractant agent.
|Relationships between Water Quality Constituents in the Delta and the Influence of Different Sources of Water|
Richard A. Denton and Paul Hutton
Analysis of detailed grab sample data from San Francisco Bay and Delta and development of regression relationships between EC, TDS and water quality constituents such as chloride, bromide, sodium, calcium, sulfate, alkalinity and hardness. The relationships in the interior Delta vary depending upon the percentage contributions from seawater, agricultural drainage and freshwater inflows.
|Flow Enhancement and Dynamic of Microfluidic Base Biosensor |
Esmail Abdullah Mohammed Basheer, Hayder A.Abdul Bari
The design of new biosesnor base on microfluidic system is presented. The design is consist of two chips, Microchannels chip and electrodes chip. By varying the size and optimizing the microchannels and electrode, the sensitivity of the biosensor will increase.
|Analysis of Low Levels of Bisphenol A (BPA) in Canned Broths|
Ken G. Espenschied, Michael Ye, Olga I. Shimelis, and Christine Dumas
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a primary monomer used in the manufacture of many plastics and epoxies. Some of these plastics are used as beverage containers and as liners and sealants for metal food containers. Because of BPA’s potential to act as an endocrine disrupter at low concentrations in humans, regulations have been enacted regarding BPA concentrations in food and beverages sold for human consumption.