Water quality monitoring
With algae as signal converters the systems can be used to monitor water quality.
The example shows the reduced photosynthetic activity of chlorella kessleri after contamination with Metamitron and their recovery after removal of the toxin.
Cellular model: Chlorella kessleri algae in suspension
To check if food is free of toxins a probe of the food or the washing water can be investigated.
The example shows the reduced vitality of yeast due to a fungicide.