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A study of the potential of in-vivo bioluminescence to measure microbial injury and death in real food systems. - FS1205

To demonstrate the use of bioluminescence technology to assess microbial injury and death in real food systems sustained during thermal treatments.
1. To develop in collaboration with Unilever Research predicted data response surfaces for thermal inactivation of food pathogens in multi component microbial cultures and in real food systems. 2. To compare the above with response surfaces prepared in liquid and axenic cultures. 3. To explore any variants between (1) and (2) for the existing database.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1993

Cost: £136,702
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Nottingham