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- Meng, Xiangxiao, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Food control 2019 v.100 pp. 117-121
- Crocus sativus; DNA; adulterants; adulterated products; cross reaction; herbs; immunoassays; prices; saffron; China
- ... Saffron (Crocus sativus), one of the most expensive herbs in China, has been subject to various types of adulteration as a consequence of its high price and limited production. The present work describes a sensitive, efficient and simple technique for on-site saffron identification. Recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) in combination with a universal lateral flow immunoassay strip (saffron R ...