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Food analysis and food authentication by peptide nucleic acid (PNA)-based technologies.
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PMID:  20882238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
This tutorial review will address the issue of DNA determination in food by using Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) probes with different technological platforms, with a particular emphasis on the applications devoted to food authentication. After an introduction aimed at describing PNAs structure, binding properties and their use as genetic probes, the review will then focus specifically on the use of PNAs in the field of food analysis. In particular, the following issues will be considered: detection of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), of hidden allergens, of microbial pathogens and determination of ingredient authenticity. Finally, the future perspectives for the use of PNAs in food analysis will be briefly discussed according to the most recent developments.
Stefano Sforza; Roberto Corradini; Tullia Tedeschi; Rosangela Marchelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-09-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chemical Society reviews     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1460-4744     ISO Abbreviation:  Chem Soc Rev     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0335405     Medline TA:  Chem Soc Rev     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  221-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Organic and Industrial Chemistry, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 17a, University Campus, I-43124, Parma, Italy.
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