COVID19 Update

Graintec Scientific remains open to continue the supply of instrumentation and servicing / calibration of instruments, as well as phone support.

We are taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our customers and our team.

We understand that it remains as vital as ever to maintain the quality of your product/s and our servicing team are committed to ensuring that your instruments are fully functional and accurate with up to date calibrations.

Please reach out if we can be of any assistance.

Lucas Anstiss
Managing Director

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Grain Testing


ELISA - Quantitative

One sample extraction to analyse six mycotoxins
Simple workflow and no clean up steps required
Wide range of validated commodities
Up to 30 minutes reading time after stopping the reaction
• 48 or 96 breakaway microwell format
• Minimises waste and maximizes value
How the test works
AgraQuant® Mycotoxin products are direct competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA). One universal sample extraction using a 70% methanol solution can be applied to analyse six classes of mycotoxins with eight different kits. Some kits apply a dilution of the sample extract to reduce matrix effects.
After combining sample extract or calibrators and enzyme conjugated toxin in the antibody coated well the competitive reaction takes 10 – 60 min (first incubation). Subsequent washing removes unbound reactants followed by the addition of substrate starting a colour reaction that takes 5 – 20 min (second incubation). The intensity of the colour is inversely proportionate to the concentration of mycotoxin in the sample or standard. A stop solution prevents further development of the colour reaction enabling reproducible measurements of the intensity using a microwell reader. Results can be interpreted by using Romer Labs spreadsheets.
Kit contents
Each kit comes complete with 5 to 6 standards, 48 or 96 antibody- coated microwells, 48 or 96 colour- coded dilution microwells, conjugate, substrate and stop solution.