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Consumer protection: Novel method for detecting hormonally active substances

08.10.2021

Image: Scheme of the new detection principle; Copyright: Rettke et al

A functionalized hydrogel microparticle (blue sphere) binds to the directionally immobilized enzyme (red) on a chip surface. Depending on the presence of estrogen-like compounds (gray spheres) in the detection solution, these bonds are blocked and the hydrogel microparticles become less deformed.

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Image: A test cartridge is pushed into a device; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf