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GRANT NUMBER:  NA37FD0193           NMFS NUMBER:  92-WO-031

REPORT TITLE: A Rapid, Inexpensive Screening Test for Seafood Contamination

AUTHOR:  Anderson, Dr. Jack W. and Jones, Jennifer M.

PUBLISH DATE:  March 15, 1997

AVAILABLE FROM:  National Marine Fisheries Service, 219 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412.  PHONE: (803) 762-8526

ABSTRACT

To develop and refine the Reporter Gene System (RGS) for use in rapid screening of seafood products for the presence of toxic, carcinogenic or mutagenic contaminants; to transfer to government laboratories; and to provide guidance for the potential transfer to government laboratories. Use of this approach on field-collected or shipped samples will test the ability of the method to screen actual samples and compare the responses of the RGS to chemical analyses.

 
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