ELISA sensor for detecting milk proteins, more confidence in case of allergy

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the companies Hero and Ingenasa have successfully developed a new ELISA sensor for detecting milk in food products.

The kit detects if a products contains beta-lacto globulin, the most abundant protein in milk and the most allergenic. Therefore beta- lacto globulin is a good indicator of milk presence.

Although the new sensor is not the first of its type, it is faster, easier to use and more precise than current methods.



Instituto de Química Orgánica General


Codex Alimentarius