Targeted phase II metabolites profiling as new screening strategy to investigate natural steroid abuse in animal breeding.


The use of steroid hormones as growth promoters in cattle is banned within the European Union since 1988 but can still be fraudulently employed in animal breeding farms for anabolic purposes. While efficient targeted confirmatory methods have been implemented in control laboratories for many years, fast and reliable screening methods are still required… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2010.12.009


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