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Advances in Biosensors

Perspectives in Biosensors

There is a worldwide effort towards the development of bioanalytical devices that can be used for detection, quantification and monitoring of specific chemical species. In this context, biosensors represent an emerging trend in the diagnostics industry. A biosensor is a device that has a biological sensing element either intimately connected to or integrated within a transducer. The aim is to produce a digital electronic signal that is proportional to the concentration of a specific chemical or a set of chemicals. Biosensors are specific, rapid, cost-effective and easy to use devices that can be employed with minimal sample treatment. Biosensors have applications in many areas such as biotechnology, healthcare, pollution monitoring, food and agriculture product monitoring, the pharmaceuticals industry and defense. This reference text is devoted to the principles and applications of biosensors and meets the needs of academic institutes, research laboratories and the rapidly developing biosensor industry.

Biotechnologists, biochemists, bioelectrochemists, analytical chemists, chemical engineers, and electronic engineers working in academic institutes, research laboratories and in industry on the design and fabrication of biosensors and their applications.

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Advances in Biosensors

Hardbound, 196 Pages

Published: July 2003

Imprint: Jai Press (elsevier)

ISBN: 978-0-444-51337-3


  • PrefaceChapter 1. Optical Diagnostics for MedicineChapter 2. Immunosensors for Pesticides MonitoringChapter 3. Designing a Simple BiosensorChapter 4. Diagnostics applications of enzyme doped sol-gel derived glassesChapter 5. Electrochemical biosensorsChapter 6. Research and Development of Biosensors for Food Analysis in India


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