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Background on Food Hormone

Hormones are chemical information substances synthesized by highly differentiated endocrine cells and directly secreted into the blood. They affect the physiological activities of the human body by regulating the metabolic activities of various tissue cells. There are two main types of hormones in food: protein hormones and steroid hormones. Foods containing more high fat and high nutrients such as fried foods, high-fat meats, animal offal, etc. Nuts, fruits, beans, honey, etc., which contain more steroids, are hormonal foods. In addition, chickens, ducks, fish, pigs, etc. currently fed with certain feeds are all hormone foods. Food hormones can cause the body to gain weight, and in severe cases, it can lead to rapid growth of children and even precocious puberty. Recently, people have expressed concern about the contamination of various food hormones because they are potentially harmful and may endanger the stability of the ecosystem and the risks to human health.

Hormone Test Kits

Food hormone test kit is a common tool for detecting antibiotics in food, and it is also an important means to ensure food safety. Food hormone test kits can be divided into the following categories:

  • Detection of hormones remaining in ripened fruits: such as ethephon in fruits.
  • Detection of soybeans and other soy products containing phytoestrogens: such as soy isoflavones.
  • Detection of hormones in meat, especially in the internal organs of animals: such as birth control pills.
  • Detection of hormones in health products and nutritional products: such as hormones in bone meal.

Advantages of Our Hormone Test Kits

  • A variety of food heavy metal detection technologies (GC-MS, HPLC, electrochemistry, fluorescence, ranman spectroscopy and colorimetry etc.) were adopted to develop test kits.
  • It can operate multiple kits to measure multiple components at the same time, short measuring period and high measuring sensitivity.
  • Food hormone test kits include 6+ categories of food (high-fat meats, animal offal, nuts, fruits, beans, honey) and 2+ categories of food hormone (protein hormones and steroid hormones).
  • The kits contents are safe and equipped with detailed product instructions, which is simple, fast and convenient to operate.

Sources of 17β-estradiol in food matrices and its detection methods and harmfulness. Fig.1 Sources of 17β-estradiol in food matrices and its detection methods and harmfulness. (Pu H et al., 2019).

CD BioSciences provides a wide range of hormone test kits including protein hormones and steroid hormones for high-fat meats, animal offal, nuts, fruits, beans, honey etc. We are committed to producing fast, efficient, safe and inexpensive food hormone test kits to meet your requirements. If you are interested in our products, welcome to contact us for products quotations and more detailed information.

Reference

  • 1. Pu H, Huang Z, et al. (2019) Recent advances in the detection of 17β-estradiol in food matrices: A review. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 59 (13):2144-2157.
  • It should be noted that our products are for research purposes only. Not suitable for any clinical use.

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