DRRR proficiency testing confirmed excellent performance of LactoSens®R

Accuracy, precision and reliability are the key success factors of LactoSens®. The latest DRRR proficiency testing confirmed this claim, again! We are periodically challenging LactoSens® in external proficiency tests (see Independent proficiency testing showed excellent results for LactoSens® for more results). In the latest DRRR proficiency test two UHT milk samples with low levels of lactose were analysed with the gold standard […]

Oxygen independent by design

1st generation enzymes depend on the availability of oxygen and suffer from reduced performance when oxygen levels vary (i.e during exercise) Sensors designed with the 3G-enzymes can achieve high performance in sites where O2 is variable or lacking. The figure compares the current output of a sensor (without any diffusion limiting membrane) in presence of […]

Excellent results for LactoSens® in the proficiency testing of MUVA Kempten GmbH

Proficiency tests are important tools to monitor your laboratory and method performance. In 2022 many LactoSens® users have participated in the largest European proficiency test for residual lactose analysis in lactose free milk organized by MUVA Kempten GmbH. About one quarter of overall 38 participants have submitted results using LactoSens® biosensor lactose assay kit. The […]

Journal of AOAC International publication about LactoSens®R

After AOAC International food safety experts have adopted LactoSens®R for measuring low levels of lactose in dairy products as a First Action Official Method of AnalysisSM in January 2020 the full publication is now available. Determination of Lactose in Lactose-Free and Low-Lactose Milk, Milk Products, and Products Containing Dairy Ingredients by the LactoSens®R Amperometry Method: […]

Mercur´17 Innovation Award

DirectSens GmbH won this year’s innovation award “Mercur 2017” in the category “Life Science” and was awarded the “Start-up Star”. For the 30th time, the Vienna Chamber of Commerce awarded the Mercur Innovation Prize. Around 200 guests came to the awards ceremony on 14 November in the Dome Hall of the Vienna University of Technology. […]