ToxiSense: Centrifugally automated detection of algal toxins For decentralised water-quality monitoring
Maguire, Ivan and Fitzgerald, Jenny and Heery, Brendan and Murphy, Caroline and Nwankire, Charles and O'Kennedy, Richard and Ducrée, Jens and Regan, Fiona (2015) ToxiSense: Centrifugally automated detection of algal toxins For decentralised water-quality monitoring. In: MicroTAS 2015, 25-29 Oct 2015, Gyeongju, Korea.
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With population growth, there is an ever-increasing requirement for fresh-water sources and safe, ‘toxin-free’ shellfish and fish stocks. To monitor these resources carefully, there is a need for the development of an in-situ algal-toxin monitoring solutions. Presented here is one of these solutions; The ToxiSense Detection system (Figure 1). This system has been designed to be as generically applicable to toxin detection as possible, with the cyanobacterial Microcystin-LR used for proof-of-concept.
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