JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE
The European Commission's in-house science service
A JRC authored book chapter providing an overview which covers basic aspects relevant to quality with a special focus on analytical quality in the field of food analysis.
Article considering different data evaluation approaches for qPCR raw data from three interlaboratory comparisons and assessing the impact on the mean DNA copy number ratio and its standard deviation. The article discusses the importance of raw data evaluation and data filtering and shows its relevance not only for GMO reference material certification campaigns but also for routine GMO measurements.
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