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Past, Present and Future Challenges of Biosensors and Bioanalytical Tools in Analytical Chemistry: A Tribute to Professor Marco Mascini - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444639462, 9780444639479

Past, Present and Future Challenges of Biosensors and Bioanalytical Tools in Analytical Chemistry: A Tribute to Professor Marco Mascini, Volume 77

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Ilaria Palchetti Peter-Diedrich Hansen Damia Barcelo
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444639462
eBook ISBN: 9780444639479
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st September 2017
Page Count: 456
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Table of Contents

1. Biosensors and Related Bioanalytical Tools
Francesca Bettazzi, Giovanna Marrazza, Maria Minunni, Ilaria Palchetti and Simona Scarano
2. Whole-Cell Biosensors and Bioassays
Peter-Diedrich Hansen and Eckehardt Unruh
3. New Trends in Antibody-Based Electrochemical Biosensors
Mamas I. Prodromidis and Anastasios Economou
4. Aptasensors, an Analytical Solution for Mycotoxins Detection
Alina Vasilescu and Jean-Louis Marty
5. Biomimetic Sensors Based on Molecularly Imprinted Interfaces
Mihaela Puiu, Nicole Jaffrezic-Renault and Camelia Bala
6. Electrochemical Nucleic Acid-Based Strategies for miRNAs Determination
Susana Campuzano, María Pedrero and José M. Pingarrón
7. Nanomaterials-Based Platforms for Environmental Monitoring
Flavio Pino, Carmen C. Mayorga-Martinez and Arben Merkoçi
8. Smartphone-Based Biosensors for Bioanalytics: A Critical Review
Aldo Roda, Maria M. Calabretta, Donato Calabria, Cristiana Caliceti, Luca Cevenini, Antonia Lopreside and Martina Zangheri
9. Applications of DNA-Electrochemical Biosensors in Cancer Research
Ana-Maria Chiorcea-Paquim, Severino Carlos B. Oliveira, Victor. C. Diculescu and Ana Maria Oliveira-Brett
10. Biosensors and Bioassays for Environmental Monitoring
Cristina Bosch-Orea, Marinella Farré and Damia Barceló
11. Paper-Based Electrochemical Devices in Biomedical Field: Recent Advances and Perspectives
Fabiana Arduini, Stefano Cinti, Viviana Scognamiglio and Danila Moscone


Past, Present and Future Challenges of Biosensors and Bioanalytical Tools in Analytical Chemistry: A Tribute to Professor Marco Mascini, Volume 77, the newest release in the Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry series, provides an update to topics of interest, with this volume containing chapters on Biosensors and Bioanalytical tools, Enzymes: from bioreceptors in biosensing to power generation for biosensing, Whole-cell biosensors and bioassays, New trends in antibody-based biosensors, Aptamer-based biosensors and bioassays, Biomimetic sensors based on molecularly imprinted interfaces, Nucleic acid in genosensors and genoassays, Nanomaterials-based platforms for environmental monitoring, and Mobile analytics: Smart-phone based biosensors.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions from the best authors in the field
  • Provides an essential resource for analytical chemists


Academics, postgraduates, researchers at undergraduate level, industrial chemists, environmental scientists, analytical chemists, biochemists, biologists, toxicologists, professionals, scientists and technologists in the human health sector as well as operators in food production process monitoring, water management, coastal zone management, and effects-related monitoring of micro pollutants in aquaculture and sea water


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Ilaria Palchetti

Ilaria Palchetti is an Associate Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Florence (Italy). She received the Ph.D. in Environmental Science from the University of Florence (Italy). Her research interests include sensor and biosensor development, analytical chemistry, electrochemistry and nanotechnologies for sensor production.

Affiliations and Expertise

Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy

Peter-Diedrich Hansen

Peter-Diedrich Hansen

Peter-Diedrich Hansen, Univ.-Prof. em. for Eco-Toxicology at the TU Berlin, Dir.u. Prof. a.D. Federal Health Office,. Areas of research are early warning systems, whole cell biosensors and bioanalytical methods, applications for effects monitoring in coastal-, inland waters and under extreme environments (PI of the ESA project “immunological and cellular responses under microgravity and space radiation (ISS) – development of a biosensor with phagocotic cells”).

Affiliations and Expertise

Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany

Damia Barcelo

Prof. dr. Barcelo Damia, Director of the Catalan Institute for Water Research (ICRA) and Professor at the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Barcelona, Spain. His expertise is in water quality assessment and management, fate, risk and removal of emerging contaminants in wastewater treatment plants and analysis, fate and risk of emerging contaminants and nanomaterials in the aquatic environment. He published over 900 papers, 200 book chapters and has h index 91. He was a coordinator of several national and EU projects and at the moment he coordinates two EU projects: GLOBAQUA , on multiple stressors in the aquatic environment and SEA-on-a-CHIP, on the development of sensor technolgies for emerging contamaints in marine aquaculture. He is CoEditor in Chief of the journal Science of Total Environment and the book series Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry, both form Elsevier..

Affiliations and Expertise

Inst. of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Spain