Tag: biosensor to detect polluting detergents

IIT-Roorkee team develops bacterial biosensor to detect polluting detergents

A five-member team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee have developed the world’s first specific reliable bacterial biosensor to detect the presence of common environmental pollutant, Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate/Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SDS). According to an official release, SDS is extensively used in soaps, toothpaste, creams, shampoos, […]