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Combinations of food antimicrobials at low levels to inhibit the growth of Salmonella sv. Typhimurium: a synergistic effect?
The use of many antimicrobial compounds in combination can achieve a good microbiological safety in food while decreasing the doses of each compound in the product. This is interesting in terms ofExpand
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Trends in analytical methodology in food safety and quality: monitoring microorganisms and genetically modified organisms
The guarantee of food safety and quality along the food chain is a principal demand of the citizen. Fundamental aspects in food safety and quality, such as the presence of pathogens and theirExpand
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Influence of temperature, pH and dissolved oxygen on growth of Brevibacterium linens in a fermentor
SummaryThe effects of temperature (20°, 25°, 30° C), pH (7.5, 8.0, 8.5) and dissolved oxygen (40%, 45%, 50%, 55%, 60% of concentration in air-saturated medium) on the growth of Brevibacterium linensExpand
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Simultaneous effects of nutritional and environmental factors on growth and flesh quality of Perca fluviatilis using a fractional factorial design study
Fractional factorial design is a practical approach for studying multiple factors, with a minimum of experimental units. The objective of this work was to study the simultaneous effects ofExpand
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Persistence of plant DNA sequences in the blood of dairy cows fed with genetically modified (Bt176) and conventional corn silage.
To determine whether plant sequences, including transgenic sequences, are present in animal blood, we tested blood samples from Holstein cows fed with either Bt176 genetically modified corn orExpand
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Detection of nonauthorized genetically modified organisms using differential quantitative polymerase chain reaction: application to 35S in maize.
Detection of nonauthorized genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has always presented an analytical challenge because the complete sequence data needed to detect them are generally unavailableExpand
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Characterization and event specific-detection by quantitative real-time PCR of T25 maize insert.
T25 is one of the 4 maize transformation events from which commercial lines have so far been authorized in Europe. It was created by polyethylene glycol-mediated transformation using a constructExpand
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Minimum cost acceptance sampling plans for grain control, with application to GMO detection
Abstract Quality control by attribute [A. Hald, Statistical Theory of Sampling Inspection by Attributes, Academic Press, New York, 1981; E.G. Schilling, Acceptance sampling in quality control. In:Expand
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Automatic generation of generalised regular factorial designs
The R package planor enables the user to search for, and construct, factorial designs satisfying given conditions. Expand
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Model-robust and model-sensitive designs
A new approach to reduce the dependency on the model uncertainty by incorporating the bias in the design criterion and the ability to test for lack-of-fit. Expand
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