Robust chemical sensors and biosensors for rapid on-line identification of freshly collected and processed milk - ROSEPROMILK

  • Alegret Sanromà, Salvador (Principal Investigator)
  • Sole Suner, Silvia (Investigator)
  • del Valle, Manel (Investigator)
  • DAVIES, John (Investigator)
  • HALTON, David (Investigator)
  • Mr Almgärden (Investigator)
  • Mr Cannata (Investigator)
  • Mr Giuffredi (Investigator)
  • Mr Mauro (Investigator)
  • Mr Merton (Investigator)
  • Palleschi, Giuseppe (Investigator)

Project Details


This proposal addresses issues of quality management, trace ability and safety during the production and processing of milk. It is proposed to design and development sensing devices for a range of key analytes as indicators of milk contamination and milk processing efficiency. Faecal contamination and aflatoxinm1 detection will be monitored during freshly milk collection. Then marker compounds as lactulose, lactose, lactosilated proteins and alkaline phosphates and lactoperoxidase enzymes will be analysed and quantified in real time using screen printed or composite biosensors and immuno-sensors coupled with flow-through or fia technology.
Effective start/end date1/01/0131/12/03

Collaborative partners

  • Queen Mary College
  • Università degli studi di Roma-Tor Vergata (lead)
  • University of Bristol
  • DeLaval International AB
  • Universita' degli Studi del Molise
  • Parmalat
  • Ente per le Nuove tecnologie, l'Energia e l'Ambiente
  • Silsoe Research Institute
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)


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