World's First Commercial Biosensor for Avian Influenza H5

BIOTEC and Innova Biotechnology Co. Ltd. announced the success of a joint effort in developing commercial biosensor-based diagnostic kit for detection of H5. The kits are commercial grade diagnostic tests which utilize nano-magnetized particle coupled with highly specific monoclonal antibodies, that recognized H5 protein of H5N1 Thai isolates, allowing highly sensitive measurement of magnetic field.

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Posted on 13 November 2007.

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