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Design of methods for detection of biological threat agents

Development of systems for direct and indirect detection of bacterial, fungal and plant toxins.


  • Production of monoclonal antibodies and immunoassay design for mycotoxin detection and quantification (aflatoxins, ochratoxins, fumonisins, trichothecenes ...).
  • Production of monoclonal antibodies and immunoassay design for ricin toxin detection and quantification.
  • Production of monoclonal antibodies and immunoassay design for staphylococcal, choleric and diphtheria toxins detection and quantification.

Start date: January 1st, 1991

End date: December 31st, 2008

Head of the research line:
Goyache Goñi, Joaquín

VISAVET unit involved:

•  Neglected and Emerging Diseases Unit (NED)

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