A1.2 - Replicae of Antibodies - Robust Mass-Sensitive Sensors for Allergens and Other Bioanalytes

Franz L. Dickert, R. Schirhagl, P. A. Lieberzeit, T. F. Hussain & M. Cichna-Markl
Food allergies represent a severe health problem in industriatized countries. They affect up to 2 % of the adult population and 8 % of children. Sesame, which affitiates to the family of pedaliaceae, contains one of the most important food allergens. Hulled seeds are dried or roasted and added to various kinds of food. Products as crackers, bread, fast food or sweets contain sesame. The rissing consumption of sesame leads to contamination of other comestibles...