Biosensors for Foodborne Pathogens Detection

Biosensors for Foodborne Pathogens Detection

A Rapid Detection Approach

1st Edition - October 1, 2023

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  • Editors: Manoj Pal, Minhaz Ahmed, Katrina Campbell
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323955867

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Biosensors for Foodborne Pathogens Detection: A Rapid Detection Approach covers rapid and accurate measurement for biosensing analysis. This book is organized in a systematic way, covering basic introduction and advanced approaches in biosensing and their use in the detection of food pathogens. This compilation includes chapters such as Methods, techniques and latest developments in the detection of foodborne pathogens; Basic principles in Biosensors and bioelectronics for the foodborne pathogens; Various bio-recognition receptors used in the biosensors; Nanomaterials and signal amplification in biosensors for foodborne pathogens; electrochemical biosensors for foodborne pathogens; Optical biosensors for foodborne pathogens, and more. This book act as a comprehensive resource for researchers or scientists working in food safety, especially in microbial food spoilage detection using biosensors.

Key Features

  • Explores biosensing in the detection of food pathogens, from basic introduction to advanced approaches
  • Covers advancements in electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) based biosensors because of its enhanced sensitivity and specificity
  • Brings the role of nanotechnology in biosensing


Research students, Master students, Faculty and scientists working in food security and food pathogenesis, Young researchers from different background in food-agriculture, chemical and health sectors, could be one of the major tools for basic and fundamental detail studies of biosensors in food sectors for different industrial R&D activities

Table of Contents

  • 1. Foodborne pathogens and source of contamination
    2. Methods, techniques and latest developments in the detection of foodborne pathogens
    3. Need of rapid detection methods and strategies for food borne pathogens
    4. Biosensors and bioelectronics for the foodborne pathogens: Basic principle
    5(i) Various bio-recognition receptors used in the biosensors and biosensors for foodborne pathogens. Antibody, aptamer, DNA, RNA, Protein, MIP, nanozyme etc.
    5(ii) Sample preparation and aptasensors
    6. Nanomaterials and signal amplification in biosensors for foodborne pathogens
    7. Electrochemical biosensors for foodborne pathogens
    7 (i) -sensors using printed electrodes
    8. Magneto sensors
    9. Photoelectrochemical sensors
    10. Chemiluminescent and Electrochemiluminescence (ECL) biosensors for foodborne pathogens
    11. Optical biosensors for foodborne pathogens
    11 (i) Surface Plasmon Resonance biosensors for foodborne pathogens
    12. Microcantilever biosensors for pathogen detection
    13. Liquid Crystal/piezoelectric/QCM Biosensors for foodborne pathogens
    14. Phage based biosensors for foodborne pathogens
    15. MEMS/Microfluidics in biosensors and their applications in the detection of foodborne pathogens
    16. Colorimetric/smartphone/paper-based biosensors
    17. Label free Biosensors
    18. Label based Biosensors
    19. Cost effectiveness, reliability, selectivity, the sensitivity of current and future foodborne pathogen biosensors
    20. Recent trends and challenges on CRISPR-Cas food borne pathogen biosensors
    21. Application of Biosensors in food safety and management

Product details

  • No. of pages: 424
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: October 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323955867

About the Editors

Manoj Pal

Manoj Kumar Pal received the Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India, in 2010. During his Ph.D. studies, he worked on the development of chemical and biological sensors. He was a postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, from 2010 to 2011. He also worked as a Research Associate with the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Roorkee, from 2011 to 2012, where his research work was focused on drug encapsulation in biodegradable nanoparticles and delivery into Leishmanian infected microphages using CD14 biomarker. He did second Post-Doctoral Research at the Department of Life Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel, from 2012 to 2015. He has authored 16 research articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences of international repute. His core area of research is the utilization of different physio-chemical sensing methods in development of the new biosensing concepts for therapeutic purposes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Life Sciences, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University) Dehradun566/6, Bell Road, Society Area, Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Minhaz Ahmed

Dr. Minhaz Uddin Ahmed is an Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Biotechnology at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Materials Science from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 2008 and later worked as JSPS post-doctoral fellow at Osaka University, Japan (2008-2009), DARPA post-doctoral research associate at Duke University, USA (2009-2010) and NSERC post-doctoral fellow at INRS-EMT, Canada (2010-2012). Dr Ahmed is an alumnus of JAIST and a prestigious young participant/fellow of 57th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting for Physiology and Medicine, 2007, Germany. In 2008, he was awarded with the prestigious Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science young scientist award to work in Graduate School of Engineering of Osaka University. In 2009, he was awarded with the United States Defense Advanced Research Project Agency post-doctoral fellowship to work at Pratt School of Engineering of Duke University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor Chemical Science, Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Jalan Tungku Link, Gadong, India

Katrina Campbell

Katrina Campbell is a Professor in Food Security and heads the Biosensors Strand within the Centre for ASsured, SafE and Traceable food (ASSET). Katrina is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Biology, Irish Toxicology Society and International Society for the study of harmful algae. Katrina obtained a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry in 1995 and a MMedSc in Ultrastructural Anatomy and Pathology in 1996 from Queen's University Belfast. Her research focussed on developing innovative biosensor screening methods for the detection of chemical contaminants, toxins and foodborne pathogens in food, animal feeds and the environment. She has extensive experience in bioanalytical method development, validation and evaluation with state-of-the-art technologies, end product formation as kits and technology transfer workshops and events for dissemination.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Biological Sciences Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

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