Navigation Links
Neogen Develops Simple, Precise Test for Mold Toxin Zearalenone
Date:1/16/2012

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) has developed a simple test to detect precise amounts of the mycotoxin zearalenone in grain samples. Zearalenone-contaminated animal feed or grain can cause a wide variety of reproductive problems if eaten by livestock.

Neogen's new Reveal® Q+ for Zearalenone adds to the company's unequaled line of simple, quick, and fully quantitative tests for mycotoxins — a line that also includes tests for the major mycotoxins aflatoxin and deoxynivalenol (DON) in a state-of-the-art format.

"Like our Reveal Q+ tests for aflatoxin and DON, Reveal Q+ for Zearalenone is the easiest test available for rapid, fully quantitative test results," said Neogen's Ed Bradley, vice president of Food Safety. "This innovative technology yields more accurate and reproducible results than other testing methods for zearalenone. The new Reveal Q+ products add to Neogen's unmatched range of simple and accurate lateral flow, microwell, and immunoaffinity column mycotoxin testing options — all of which are backed by the best technical and R&D support in the industry."

After only 6 minutes, Reveal Q+ for Zearalenone delivers precise results ranging from 50 to 1200 parts per billion (ppb) of zearalenone in corn and wheat. Reveal Q+ test strips are read in Neogen's AccuScan® III lateral flow test reader to deliver the precision of more demanding test methods.

"Livestock producers are becoming increasingly aware of zearalenone problems, and have looked for ways to reduce risks related to contaminated feed," Bradley said. "The best protection against mycotoxins is monitoring for their presence in feeds and foods. That means testing along the pathway from initial harvest of grains to the finished products."

Reveal Q+ for Zearalenone offers both room temperature incubation of the test strip and storage of the test kit — eliminating the need for an incubator and refrigeration space. The test requires only minimal equipment to achieve precise results and uses a simple, low cost ethanol extraction process. Ethanol is the preferred extraction solvent of many major grain handlers.

Neogen Corporation develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety. The company's Food Safety Division markets dehydrated culture media, and diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, natural toxins, genetic modifications, food allergens, drug residues, plant diseases and sanitation concerns. Neogen's Animal Safety Division markets a complete line of diagnostics, veterinary instruments, veterinary pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, disinfectants, and rodenticides.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Neogen Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Neogen Acquires Gen-Probes BioKits Food Safety Business
2. Neogen Corporation Announces 2nd Quarter Results
3. NeoGenomics Schedules Its Q4 and Full Year 2009 Earnings Release for February 25, 2010
4. Neogen Corporation Announces 1st Quarter Results Conference Call
5. NeoGenomics Schedules its Q3 2010 Earnings Release for October 28, 2010
6. Neogen Again Named to Forbes List of Best Small Companies
7. NeoGenomics Awarded $374,000 in R&D Grants from the US Government
8. Signal Genetics Announces Commercialization Partnership with NeoGenomics Laboratories for Multiple Myeloma Gene Expression Test
9. Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Develops and Launches Best-In-Class Electronic Navigator (eNAV(TM)) Patient Care System
10. Nventa Develops Proprietary Vaccine Adjuvant
11. Bad News to Bad Bugs: Northern Antibiotics Develops Novel Polymyxins With Reduced Toxicity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/19/2017)... , June 19, 2017  Researchers from DRUGSCAN ... that they will host a live, complimentary webinar titled, ... the benchtop to the real world" on Wednesday June ... This webinar will feature interviews with ... look into the manipulation techniques abusers use to prepare ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... 2017  In 2016, Embodied Labs took ... competition and came away with $25,000 in seed-fund investment. ... Forbes as "entering the life of another" and by ... "empathy to medical professionals in an entirely new dimension." ... a finalist for the Department of Education,s EdSimChallenge, where ...
(Date:6/9/2017)... , June 9, 2017 AirXpanders, Inc. ... focused on the design, manufacture, sale and distribution of ... on the progress of its commercial roll-out in ... available in more than one hundred (100) medical institutions ... AeroForm offers a needle-free alternative for women who ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... Caduceus International Publishing (CIP), a leading ... new online course entitled Personal & Community Health for the Fall ... achieving optimal well-being and teaches students how to apply them in their everyday ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... contending that the introduction of school choice can promote economic development in economically ... school that has, according to the report, contributed to the economic development of ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... , ... June 20, 2017 , ... Leading dental clinicians, ... imaging technology with the VATECH PaX-i and Anatomage systems. With advanced digital images and ... they can place dental implants precisely and restore oral health for those who are ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... New, state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... with advanced capabilities for diagnosing and treating disease. , Jefferson’s Siemens Magnetom ... get a more accurate look inside the patient’s body. The new scanner was ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... a new scrub collection featuring seven new products designed to create tailored looks and ... mixture of polyester and cotton easy care stretch twill. , With trendy looks hitting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):