ATP Bioluminescence: Detecting Microbial Contamination in Dentifrices

April 18, 2006 | Contact Author | By: Luis Jimenez
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Title: ATP Bioluminescence: Detecting Microbial Contamination in Dentifrices
ATP bioluminescencex microbial contaminationx product testingx dentifrice formulationsx
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Keywords: ATP bioluminescence | microbial contamination | product testing | dentifrice formulations

Abstract: In tests on eight dentifrice formulations, a bioluminescence system based on adenosine triphosphate (ATP) detected tested microorganisms qualitatively within 24-27 hours, compared to 5-7 days required for quantitative detection by standard methods.

In tests on eight dentifrice formulations, a bioluminescence system based on adenosine triphosphate (ATP) detected tested microorganisms qualitatively within 24-27 hours, compared to 5-7 days required for quantitative detection by standard methods.