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Nanomaterial-based electrochemical biosensors

Wang, Joseph (2005) Nanomaterial-based electrochemical biosensors. The Analyst, 130 (4). pp. 421-426. ISSN 00032654

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The unique properties of nanoscale materials offer excellent prospects for interfacing biological recognition events with electronic signal transduction and for designing a new generation of bioelectronic devices exhibiting novel functions. In this Highlight I address recent research that has led to powerful nanomaterial-based electrical biosensing devices and examine future prospects and challenges. New nanoparticle-based signal amplification and coding strategies for bioaffinity assays are discussed, along with carbon-nanotube molecular wires for achieving efficient electrical communication with redox enzyme and nanowire-based label-free DNA sensors.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Analytical Science > Nanotechnology for sensing and actuating
Biomedical Science > Nanobiotechnology
ID Code:37
Deposited By:Lesley Tobin
Deposited On:22 Oct 2008 15:26
Last Modified:22 Jan 2009 14:21

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