Application of Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification for Rapid Foodborne Pathogen Detection: Current Status and Future Prospects

A special issue of Foods (ISSN 2304-8158). This special issue belongs to the section "Food Microbiology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (5 May 2024) | Viewed by 199

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Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Southeast University, Nanjing 210009, China
Interests: isothermal nucleic acid amplification and biosensors; synthetic biology (CRISPR-Cas) and molecular diagnostics; rapid detection systems and all-in-one microfluidic diagnostics

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Rapid foodborne pathogen detection is of importance to human health and public health, especially for the early prevention and control of foodborne pathogen infections. One pioneering technique among the molecular biological methods that can be used to achieve rapid foodborne pathogen detection is isothermal nucleic acid amplification (INAA). As of now, a variety of INAA methods have been reported, such as loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP), recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA), cross-priming amplification (CPA), and isothermal multiple-self-matching-initiated amplification (IMSA). In addition to the commonly used tube-based detection format, INAA has been coupled with microfluidic chips, portable devices, new nanomaterials, and so on, aiming to achieve “sample-in-answer-out” analysis, digital quantification, and onsite rapid visual detection. Further, the coupling of INAA with CRISPR/Cas systems and Argonaute nucleases greatly advances the detection in terms of precision and accuracy. As such, we are establishing a Special Issue, entitled “Application of Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification for Rapid Foodborne Pathogen Detection: Current Status and Future Prospects”, in the hopes of receiving and publishing methodological papers and reviews in the realm of rapid foodborne pathogen detection.

Prof. Dr. Xiong Ding
Guest Editor

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  • foodborne pathogens
  • isothermal nucleic acid amplification
  • CRISPR/Cas system
  • argonaute nuclease
  • microfluidics and microfluidic chip
  • digital detection
  • sample-in–answer-out system
  • rapid detection
  • onsite detection
  • visual detection

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