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Nano-sensors in Food Nanobiotechnology

  • Hoda Jafarizadeh-Malmiri
  • Zahra Sayyar
  • Navideh Anarjan
  • Aydin Berenjian
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Abstract

Food safety is a very important issue in the food industry and agriculture because it is directly related to the influence of food on human health. Recent food safety and public health concerns about food additives and chemical residues in the food industry have attracted considerable attention. Conventional detection methods for dangerous materials and bacterial pathogens are time consuming and expensive, so it needs to improve rapid, sensitive methods to detect these materials. In recent years, nanotechnology has emerged as a promising field for solving food safety issues in terms of detecting toxin materials. There is good potential for the application of nanosensors for monitoring food quality and safety in the food and agriculture industry. The classification and summary of nanosensor and biosensor applications are studied in this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoda Jafarizadeh-Malmiri
    • 1
  • Zahra Sayyar
    • 1
  • Navideh Anarjan
    • 2
  • Aydin Berenjian
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Chemical Engineering, East AzarbaijanSahand University of TechnologyTabrizIran
  2. 2.Faculty of Chemical Engineering, East AzarbaijanIslamic Azad University Tabriz BranchTabrizIran
  3. 3.Faculty of EngineeringThe University of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand

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