Advanced Biosensors for Health Care Applications Book

Advanced Biosensors for Health Care Applications


  • Author : Dr. Inamuddin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128165225

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Advanced Biosensors for Health Care Applications Excerpt :

Advanced Biosensors for Health Care Applications highlights the different types of prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers associated with cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, brain and retinal diseases, cardiovascular diseases, bacterial infections, as well as various types of electrochemical biosensor techniques used for early detection of the potential biomarkers of these diseases. Many advanced nanomaterials have attracted intense interests with their unique optical and electrical properties, high stability, and good biocompatibility. Based on these properties, advanced nanoparticles have been used as biomolecular carriers, signal producers, and signal amplifiers in biosensor design. Recent studies reported that there are several diagnostic methods available, but the major issue is the sensitivity and selectivity of these approaches. This book outlines the need of novel strategies for developing new systems to retrieve health information of patients in real time. It explores the potential of nano-multidisciplinary science in the design and development of smart sensing technology using micro-nanoelectrodes, novel sensing materials, integration with MEMS, miniaturized transduction systems, novel sensing strategy, that is, FET, CMOS, System-on-a-Chip (SoC), Diagnostic-on-a-Chip (DoC), and Lab-on-a-Chip (LOC), for diagnostics and personalized health-care monitoring. It is a useful handbook for specialists in biotechnology and biochemical engineering. Describes advanced nanomaterials for biosensor applications Relates the properties of available nanomaterials to specific biomarkers applications Includes diagnosis and electrochemical studies based on biosensors Explores the potential of nano-multidisciplinary science to design and develop smart sensing technologies Describes novel strategies for developing a new class of assay systems to retrieve the desired health information

Biosensors and Nanotechnology Book

Biosensors and Nanotechnology


  • Author : Zeynep Altintas
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-12-18
  • Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119065012

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Biosensors and Nanotechnology Excerpt :

General introduction to biosensors and recognition receptors -- Biomarkers in health care -- The use of nanomaterials and microfluidics in medical diagnostics -- SPR-based biosensor technologies in disease detection and diagnostics -- Piezoelectric-based biosensor technologies in disease detection and diagnostics -- Electrochemical-based biosensor technologies in disease detection and diagnostics -- MEMS-based cell counting methods -- Lab-on-a-chip platforms for disease detection and diagnosis -- Applications of quantum dots in biosensors and diagnostics -- Applications of molecularly imprinted nanostructures in biosensors and diagnostics -- Smart nanomaterial's : applications in biosensors and diagnostics -- Applications of magnetic nanomaterial's in biosensors and diagnostics -- Graphene applications in biosensors and diagnostics -- Optical biosensors and applications to drug discovery for cancer cases -- Biosensors for detection of anticancer drug-DNA interactions

Bioelectrochemical Interface Engineering Book

Bioelectrochemical Interface Engineering


  • Author : R.Navanietha Krishnaraj
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119538547

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Bioelectrochemical Interface Engineering Excerpt :

An introduction to the fundamental concepts and rules in bioelectrochemistry and explores latest advancements in the field Bioelectrochemical Interface Engineering offers a guide to this burgeoning interdisciplinary field. The authors—noted experts on the topic—present a detailed explanation of the field’s basic concepts, provide a fundamental understanding of the principle of electrocatalysis, electrochemical activity of the electroactive microorganisms, and mechanisms of electron transfer at electrode-electrolyte interfaces. They also explore the design and development of bioelectrochemical systems. The authors review recent advances in the field including: the development of new bioelectrochemical configurations, new electrode materials, electrode functionalization strategies, and extremophilic electroactive microorganisms. These current developments hold the promise of powering the systems in remote locations such as deep sea and extra-terrestrial space as well as powering implantable energy devices and controlled drug delivery. This important book: • Explores the fundamental concepts and rules in bioelectrochemistry and details the latest advancements • Presents principles of electrocatalysis, electroactive microorganisms, types and mechanisms of electron transfer at electrode-electrolyte interfaces, electron transfer kinetics in bioelectrocatalysis, and more • Covers microbial electrochemical systems and discusses bioelectrosynthesis and biosensors, and bioelectrochemical wastewater treatment • Reviews microbial biosensor, microfluidic and lab-on-chip devices, flexible electronics, and paper and stretchable electrodes Written for researchers, technicians, and students in chemistry, biology, energy and environmental science, Bioelectrochemical Interface Engineering provides a strong foundation to this advanced field by presenting the core concepts, basic principles, and newest advances.

Advanced Biosensors for Virus Detection Book

Advanced Biosensors for Virus Detection


  • Author : Raju Khan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 476
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323859899

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Advanced Biosensors for Virus Detection Excerpt :

Advanced Biosensors for Virus Detection: Smart Diagnostics to Combat Against the SARS-CoV2 Pandemic covers the development of biosensor-based approaches for the diagnosis and prognosis of viral infections, specifically coronaviruses. The book discusses wide-ranging topics of available biosensor-based technologies and their application for early viral detection. Sections cover the emergence of SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV2, the global health response, the impact on affected populations, state-of-the art biomarkers, and risk factors. Specific focus is given to COVID-19, with coverage of genomic profiling, strain variation and the pathogenesis of SARS-CoV2. In addition, current therapeutics, nano-abled advancements and challenges in the detection of SARS-CoV2 and COVID-19 management are discussed, along with the role of nanomaterials in the development of biosensors and how biosensors can be scaled up for clinical applications and commercialization. Deals with biosensors-based approaches that could be exploited to design and develop high throughput, rapid and cost-effective diagnostics technologies for the early detection of viral infections Illustrates the development of multiplexed, miniaturized analytical systems for point-of-care applications Provides information about fabrication protocols for various biosensor based diagnostic approaches that could be directly implemented to develop a novel biosensor Includes the past, present and future status of biosensors, along with information about biosensors currently under clinical trials

Smart Biosensors in Medical Care Book

Smart Biosensors in Medical Care


  • Author : Jyotismita Chaki
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128209363

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Smart Biosensors in Medical Care Excerpt :

Smart Biosensors in Medical Care discusses the characteristics of biosensors and their potential applications in healthcare. This book is aimed at professionals, scientists and engineers who are interested in integrating biosensors into medical care systems for patients. It also provides fundamental and foundational knowledge for undergraduate and post graduate students. The book presents a comprehensive view of up-to-date requirements in hardware and communication, offers future perspectives on next-generation medical care systems, and includes global case studies of recent system operations in healthcare. Sections cover smart biosensors, such as wearable, implantable, patch based, and enzyme based for medical care. Advances in ubiquitous sensing applications for healthcare is a series which covers new systems based on ubiquitous sensing for healthcare (USH). Volumes in this series cover a wide range of interdisciplinary areas, including wireless sensors networks, wireless body area networks, Big data, Internet-of-Things (IoT), security, monitoring, real time data collection, data management, systems design/analysis, and much more. Covers the basics of biosensor based medical care data analysis and management Discusses data transmission techniques, presenting applications with extensive studies for biosensor based medical healthcare systems Offers solutions to the challenges of designing biosensor based medical healthcare systems

Biosensor Based Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Book

Biosensor Based Advanced Cancer Diagnostics


  • Author : Raju Khan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 438
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128236512

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Biosensor Based Advanced Cancer Diagnostics Excerpt :

Early diagnosis of cancer and other non-oncological disorders gives a significant advantage for curing the disease and improving patient’s life expectancy. Recent advances in biosensor-based techniques which are designed for specific biomarkers can be exploited for early diagnosis of diseases. Biosensor Based Advanced Cancer Diagnostics covers all available biosensor-based approaches and comprehensive technologies; along with their application in diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic management of various oncological disorders. Besides this, current challenges and future aspects of these diagnostic approaches have also been discussed. This book offers a view of recent advances and is also helpful for designing new biosensor-based technologies in the field of medical science, engineering and biomedical technology. Biosensor Based Advanced Cancer Diagnostics helps biomedical engineers, researchers, molecular biologists, oncologists and clinicians with the development of point of care devices for disease diagnostics and prognostics. It also provides information on developing user friendly, sensitive, stable, accurate, low cost and minimally invasive modalities which can be adopted from lab to clinics. This book covers in-depth knowledge of disease biomarkers that can be exploited for designing and development of a range of biosensors. The editors have summarized the potential cancer biomarkers and methodology for their detection, plus transferring the developed system to clinical application by miniaturization and required integration with microfluidic systems. Covers design and development of advanced platforms for rapid diagnosis of cancerous biomarkers Takes a multidisciplinary approach to sensitive transducers development, nano-enabled advanced imaging, miniaturized analytical systems, and device packaging for point-of-care applications Offers an insight into how to develop cost-effective diagnostics for early detection of cancer

Applications of Advanced Green Materials Book

Applications of Advanced Green Materials


  • Author : Shakeel Ahmed
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-10-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 804
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128209387

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Applications of Advanced Green Materials Excerpt :

Applications of Advanced Green Materials provides a comprehensive and authoritative review on recent advancement in green materials in various applications. Each chapter is focused on a specific application of advanced green materials from packaging to sensor technology, biomedical to environmental applications, textile to catalysis to electronic shielding applications, supercapacitors, drug delivery, tissue engineering, bioelectronic, gas storage and separation, etc. This book also discusses life cycle assessment and circular economy of green materials and their future prospective. The book is unique with contributions from renowned scientists working on biopolymers and biocomposites, bioactive and biodegradable materials, composites, and metallic natural materials. This book is an essential resource for academicians, researchers, students and professionals interested in exploring potential of advanced green materials. Includes up to date information on applications of advanced green materials Each chapter is specifically discussing a particular application with examples Present a unified approach to discuss in detail about origin, synthesis and application of green materials

Microfluidics and Biosensors in Cancer Research Book

Microfluidics and Biosensors in Cancer Research


  • Author : David Caballero
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-06-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 590
  • ISBN 10 : 9783031040399

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Microfluidics and Biosensors in Cancer Research Excerpt :

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the development and application of microfluidics and biosensors in cancer research, in particular, their applications in cancer modeling and theranostics. Over the last decades, considerable effort has been made to develop new technologies to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Microfluidics has proven to be a powerful tool for manipulating biological fluids with high precision and efficiency and has already been adopted by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. With recent technological advances, particularly biosensors, microfluidic devices have increased their usefulness and importance in oncology and cancer research. The aim of this book is to bring together in a single volume all the knowledge and expertise required for the development and application of microfluidic systems and biosensors in cancer modeling and theranostics. It begins with a detailed introduction to the fundamental aspects of tumor biology, cancer biomarkers, biosensors and microfluidics. With this knowledge in mind, the following sections highlight important advances in developing and applying biosensors and microfluidic devices in cancer research at universities and in the industry. Strategies for identifying and evaluating potent disease biomarkers and developing biosensors and microfluidic devices for their detection are discussed in detail. Finally, the transfer of these technologies into the clinical environment for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients will be highlighted. By combining the recent advances made in the development and application of microfluidics and biosensors in cancer research in academia and clinics, this book will be useful literature for readers from a variety of backgrounds. It offers new visions of how this technology can influence daily life in hospitals and companies, improving research methodologies and the prognosis of cancer patients.

Adsorption  Fundamental Processes and Applications Book

Adsorption Fundamental Processes and Applications


  • Author : Mehrorang Ghaedi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 728
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128188088

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Adsorption Fundamental Processes and Applications Excerpt :

Adsorption: Fundamental Processes and Applications, Volume 33 in the Interface Science and Technology Series, discusses the great technological importance of adsorption and describes how adsorbents are used on a large scale as desiccants, catalysts, catalyst supports, in the separation of gases, the purification of liquids, pollution control, and in respiratory protection. Finally, it explores how adsorption phenomena play a vital role in many solid-state reactions and biological mechanisms, as well as stressing the importance of the widespread use of adsorption techniques in the characterization of surface properties and the texture of fine powders. Covers the fundamental aspects of adsorption process engineering Reviews the environmental impact of key aquatic pollutants Discusses and analyzes the importance of adsorption processes for water treatment Highlights opportunity areas for adsorption process intensification Edited by a world-leading researcher in interface science

Biosensors for Health  Environment and Biosecurity Book

Biosensors for Health Environment and Biosecurity


  • Author : Pier Andrea Serra
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2011-07-19
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 9789533074436

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Biosensors for Health Environment and Biosecurity Excerpt :

A biosensor is a detecting device that combines a transducer with a biologically sensitive and selective component. Biosensors can measure compounds present in the environment, chemical processes, food and human body at low cost if compared with traditional analytical techniques. This book covers a wide range of aspects and issues related to biosensor technology, bringing together researchers from 16 different countries. The book consists of 24 chapters written by 76 authors and divided in three sections: Biosensors Technology and Materials, Biosensors for Health and Biosensors for Environment and Biosecurity.

Advanced Sensors for Biomedical Applications Book

Advanced Sensors for Biomedical Applications


  • Author : Olfa Kanoun
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030712259

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Advanced Sensors for Biomedical Applications Excerpt :

The book highlights recent developments in the field of biomedical sensors with a focus on technology and design aspects of novel sensors and sensor systems. Diagnosis plays a central role in healthcare and requires a variety of novel biomedical sensors and sensor systems. This creates an enormous ongoing demand for sensors for both the everyday life as well as for medical care. Technologies concerning the analysis of human activities as well as for the early detection of diseases are moving into the focus of interest and form the basis for supporting human health and quality of life. As such, the book offers a key reference guide about novel medical sensors and systems for students, engineers, sensors designers and technicians.

Smart Nanodevices for Point of Care Applications Book

Smart Nanodevices for Point of Care Applications


  • Author : Suvardhan Kanchi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000593846

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Smart Nanodevices for Point of Care Applications Excerpt :

Smart Nanodevices for Point-of-Care Applications examines the latest trends on the capabilities of nanomaterials for point-of-care (PoC) diagnostics and explains how these materials can help to strengthen, miniaturize, and improve the quality of diagnostic devices. A thorough explanation of all-in-one nanosmart devices is included, incorporating all of the applications and fundamentals of these smart devices. This book provides practical information on the following: novel and effective smart materials, better-quality health management, effective management of a disease, potential point-of-care devices, and mobile nanosensors. Additional Features Includes in-depth research based collation of the latest trends of smart devices Provides practical information on all-in-one nanosmart devices Explains how nanomaterials can help to strengthen and improve the quality of diagnostic devices Emphasizes the development of smart nanodevices, especially the miniaturization aspect

Graphene Bioelectronics Book

Graphene Bioelectronics


  • Author : Ashutosh Tiwari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-11-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128133507

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Graphene Bioelectronics Excerpt :

Graphene Bioelectronics covers the expending field of graphene biomaterials, a wide span of biotechnological breakthroughs, opportunities, possibilities and challenges. It is the first book that focuses entirely on graphene bioelectronics, covering the miniaturization of bioelectrode materials, bioelectrode interfaces, high-throughput biosensing platforms, and systemic approaches for the development of electrochemical biosensors and bioelectronics for biomedical and energy applications. The book also showcases key applications, including advanced security, forensics and environmental monitoring. Thus, the evolution of these scientific areas demands innovations in crosscutting disciplines, starting from fabrication to application. This book is an important reference resource for researchers and technologists in graphene bioelectronics—particularly those working in the area of harvest energy biotechnology—employing state-of-the-art bioelectrode materials techniques. Offers a comprehensive overview of state-of-art research on graphene bioelectronics and their potential applications Provides innovative fabrication strategies and utilization methodologies, which are frequently adopted in the graphene bioelectronics community Shows how graphene can be used to make more effective energy harvesting devices

Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture Book

Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture


  • Author : Adil Denizli
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 824
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323852937

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Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture Excerpt :

Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture covers new breakthroughs in smart agriculture, highlighting new technologies, such as the internet of things, big data and artificial intelligence. In addition, the book provides the many advantages of nanosensors over their micro counterparts, such as lower power consumption, higher sensitivity, lower concentration of analytes, and smaller interaction distances between the object and sensor. Sections provide information on fundamental design concepts and emerging applications of nanosensors in smart agriculture. The book highlights how, when cultivating soil, nanosensors and their wireless networks can be used for soil quality monitoring (moisture/herbicides/organic compound/trace metals monitoring in soil, etc. Other applications cover how smart nanosensors can be used for virus detection and hygiene/pathogen controls in livestocks, their use as active transport tracking devices for smart tracking and tracing, and other various applications, such as (i) nanochips for identity (radio frequency identification), (ii) food inspection, (iii) intelligent food packaging, and (iv) smart storage. This is an important reference source for materials scientists and agricultural engineers who are looking to understand more about how nanosensor technology can be used to create more efficient and sustainable agricultural systems. Outlines the fabrication and fundamental design concepts of nanosensors for agricultural applications Explains how nanosensors are being used throughout the agricultural cycle – from crop growth to food manufacturing Assesses major challenges surrounding the application of nanosensors to agricultural applications in mass scale

Biosensors for Security and Bioterrorism Applications Book

Biosensors for Security and Bioterrorism Applications


  • Author : Dimitrios P. Nikolelis
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-03-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 508
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319289267

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Biosensors for Security and Bioterrorism Applications Excerpt :

This book offers comprehensive coverage of biomarker/biosensor interactions for the rapid detection of weapons of bioterrorism, as well as current research trends and future developments and applications. It will be useful to researchers in this field who are interested in new developments in the early detection of such. The authors have collected very valuable and, in some aspects indispensable experience in the area i.e. in the development and application of portable biosensors for the detection of potential hazards. Most efforts are centered on the development of immunochemical assays including flow-lateral systems and engineered antibodies and their fragments. In addition, new approaches to the detection of enzyme inhibitors, direct enzymatic and microbial detection of metabolites and nutrients are elaborated. Some realized prototypes and concept devices applicable for the further use as a basis for the cooperation programs are also discussed.There is a particular focus on electrochemical and optical detection systems,including those employing carbon nanotubes, quantum dots and metalnanoparticles. The authors are well-known scientists and most of them are editors of respected international scientific journals. Although recently developed biosensors utilize known principles, the biosensing devices described can significantly shorten the time required for successful detection and enhance efforts in more time-consuming directions, e.g. remote sensing systems and validation in real-sample analysis.The authors describe advances in all stages of biosensor development: theselection of biochemical components, their use in biosensor assembly, detection principles and improvements and applications for real sample assays.