- Created on the 12 October, 2017.
Mustard is a condiment which can be prepared from mustard seeds and these can be classified into Brassicaceae (Cruciferae): Brassica juncea (brown), Brassica nigra (black), Sinapsis alba (yellow) varieties. It is often used in many different kinds of sauces and seasonings, this can result in masked allergen which can lead to allergic reactions. For a large number of mustard allergic people any hidden mustard allergens in food can cause them critical problems, there is evidence to indicate that even a very low amounts of mustard can lead to allergic reactions. This means that a mustard allergic individual must strictly avoid eating mustard or mustard containing food. Diagnostic procedures are often using prick-tests for mustard seeds and the detection of allergy antibodies is usually performed using blood samples. This ELISA assay offers a highly sensitive system to quantify levels of yellow mustard present in residues of sausage, cheese, soups, mixed herbs and dressings. Also, due to high cross-reactivity this assay is suitable for analysing black and brown mustard.
Mustard ELISA kit is designed for measuring quantitative amounts of mustard residues present in food (such as cheese, sausage, mixed herbs, dressings and soups). This assay has a minimum analytical sensitivity limit of 1.0 ppm.
The minimum detection sensitivity level of mustard residues using this mustard ELISA kit was 1.0 ppm. The standard assay range for this kit is 2.0 – 60.0 ppm.
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- Full Name: Mustard ELISA Kit
- Sample Type: Food
- Sensitivity: 1.0 ppm