Aptamer-Based Analysis: A Promising Alternative for Food Safety Control

  title={Aptamer-Based Analysis: A Promising Alternative for Food Safety Control},
  author={Sonia Amaya-Gonz{\'a}lez and Noem{\'i} de-los-Santos-{\'A}lvarez and Arturo J. Miranda-Ordieres and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Lobo-Casta{\~n}{\'o}n},
Ensuring food safety is nowadays a top priority of authorities and professional players in the food supply chain. One of the key challenges to determine the safety of food and guarantee a high level of consumer protection is the availability of fast, sensitive and reliable analytical methods to identify specific hazards associated to food before they become a health problem. The limitations of existing methods have encouraged the development of new technologies, among them biosensors. Success… CONTINUE READING