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SERS for Point-of-care and Clinical Applications focuses on the use of Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (also known as Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering) techniques in clinical and point-of-care settings. Sections provide an overview of SERS biomedical applications, providing in-depth information about point-of-care and clinical applications of SERS using specific examples from current literature. These applications are not always immediately evident to newcomers in the field, as Raman and SERS are often introduced as analytical methods for chemical analysis. This book offers a concise introduction to the biomedical applications of SERS for graduate students, scientists and researchers in all related fields.
- Highlights point-of-care applications for SERS
- Covers the recent biomedical applications of SERS carried out by leaders in the field
- Includes chapters on SERS probes and labels and label-free uses of SERS
Scientists, researchers, and graduate students using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) in the fields of chemistry, biology, biophotonics, nanotechnology, and physics who are interested applying SERS in clinical and point-of-care settings
Part 1: Background
1. Label-free SERS in biomedical applications
2. SERS probes and labels for biomedical applications
Part 2: Point-of-Care applications
3. SERS biosensors for infectious disease diagnosis
4. SERS-based molecular sentinels for nucleic acid detection
5. Quantitative determination of cellular biomarker expression for identification of effective cancer treatments using SERS biosensors
6. Nanoporous gold substrates for SERS-based in vitro diagnostics
Part 3: (pre-)Clinical applications
7. SERS detection of oral and GI cancerous tissues
8. Surface-enhanced spatially offset Raman spectroscopy for breast cancer detection 9. Brain tumor delineation using gold nanostar SERS tags
10. Multiplexed cancer immunoimaging using SERS
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- © Elsevier 2021
- 1st July 2021
- Paperback ISBN:
Andrew Fales is a Staff Fellow in Biomedical Engineer and works in the Division of Biomedical Physics, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Staff Fellow, Biomedical Engineer, Division of Biomedical Physics, Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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