Verification of the mycotoxin patulin from apple juice with isocratic HPLC
The deleterious and mutagenic mould fungus product patulin can frame during wrong cidermaking process of fruits like apple. The permitted daily exposure for patulin, was declared as 0.4 μg/kg body weight, by the scientific committee for foodstuffs of the European commission.  The specified determination routines have to be performed with HPLC according to official guidelines. Here, a fast protocol for the determination of Patulin from apple juice with AZURA® HPLC plus and a Eurospher II column is described.
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