• News item – Sensor for detection

    Sensor For Detection Of Organophosphate Pesticides Developed By Sentinel Researchers

  • Sentinel researchers at University of Guelph are working to make food safer

    Sentinel researchers at University of Guelph are working to make food safer

  • They have immobilized bacteriophages in paper

    They have immobilized bacteriophages in paper

  • Phages kill their target bacteria by reproducing inside them

    Phages kill their target bacteria by reproducing inside them

  • Used in food packaging, the “phage paper” will protect packaged foods and vegetables from E.coli and other pathogens.

    Used in food packaging, the “phage paper” will protect packaged foods and vegetables from E.coli and other pathogens.

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What is Bioactive Paper?

Envision paper towels that immediately signal contamination on kitchen counters, strips of paper that remove pathogens from water while confirming that the water is safe to drink, and medical masks that actively remove viruses. With the research being done through Canada’s Sentinel Bioactive Paper Network this technology could be coming to the world soon…