Immunosensors Book


  • Author : Minhaz Uddin Ahmed
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 367
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788014373

Immunosensors Excerpt :

Immunosensors are widely used and are particularly important for fast diagnosis of diseases in remote environments as well as point-of-care devices. In this book, expert scientists are covering a selection of high quality representative examples from the past five years explaining how this area has developed. It is a compilation of recent advances in several areas of immunosensors for multiple target analysis using laboratory based or point-of-care set-up, for example graphene-, ISFET- and nanostructure-based immunosensors, electrochemical magneto immunosensors and nanoimprinted immunosensors. Filling a gap in the literature, it showcases the multidisciplinary, innovative developments in this highly important area and provides pointers towards commercialisation. Delivering a single, comprehensive work, it appeals to graduate students and professional researchers across academia and industry.

Electrochemical Immunosensors and Aptasensors Book

Electrochemical Immunosensors and Aptasensors

  • Author : Paolo Ugo
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2018-03-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9783038424062

Electrochemical Immunosensors and Aptasensors Excerpt :

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Electrochemical Immunosensors and Aptasensors" that was published in Chemosensors

Immunosensing for Detection of Protein Biomarkers Book

Immunosensing for Detection of Protein Biomarkers

  • Author : Huangxian Ju
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-05-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081020005

Immunosensing for Detection of Protein Biomarkers Excerpt :

Immunosensing for Detection of Protein Biomarkers not only introduces the principles, methods, and classification of immunoassay, but also presents the latest achievements in areas such as electrochemical immunosensors, nanoprobe-based immunoassay, chemiluminescence immunoassay, electrochemiluminescent immunoassay, multianalyte immunoassay, optical imaging for immunoassay, signal amplification for immunoassay, and so on. In recent years, immunosensing and immunoassay methods have attracted considerable interest due to their applications in different fields, particularly clinical diagnosis. Although a large number of academic papers in immunosensing and immunoassay have been published in different journals recently, it is still a difficult and time-consuming task for researchers, especially those new to the area, to understand the principles, methods, and research progress of immunosensing. Based on the research experience of the authors and their research groups, this book offers readers with new research ideas to develop immunosensing methodology. As a monograph, it offers deeper and more complete coverage than review papers, which only report certain aspects of progress. Grounded in the research experience of Professor Ju’s research group, the book focuses on immunosensing for detection of protein biomarkers, summarizing understanding, research, and practice on immunosensing methodology in detection of protein biomarkers. Presents the latest research and thinking on immunosensing for detection of protein biomarkers Offers current techniques, and looks to the development of new methodologies Offers the latest developments in various aspects of immunosensing, including electrochemiluminescent immunoassay, multianalyte immunoassay, optical imaging immunoassay, and signal amplification immunoassay Offers readers new ideas to research and develop immunosensing methodologies for the future

Piezoelectric Sensors Book
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Piezoelectric Sensors

  • Author : Claudia Steinem
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-04-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540365686

Piezoelectric Sensors Excerpt :

This volume includes a comprehensive theoretical treatment and current state-of-the art applications of the quartz crystal microbalance (QCM). It discusses interface circuits and the study of viscoelasticity and micromechanics as well as surface roughness with the QCM. Coverage also details the broad field of analytical applications of piezoelectric sensors.

Handbook of Immunoassay Technologies Book

Handbook of Immunoassay Technologies

  • Author : Sandeep K. Vashist
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128117941

Handbook of Immunoassay Technologies Excerpt :

Handbook of Immunoassay Technologies: Approaches, Performances, and Applications unravels the role of immunoassays in the biochemical sciences. During the last four decades, a wide range of immunoassays has been developed, ranging from the conventional enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays, to the smartphone-based point-of-care formats. The advances in rapid biochemical procedures, novel biosensing schemes, fully integrated lab-on-a-chip platforms, prolonged biomolecular storage strategies, device miniaturization and interfacing, and emerging smart system technologies equipped with personalized mobile healthcare tools are paving the way to next-generation immunoassays, and are all discussed in this comprehensive text. Immunoassays play a prominent role in clinical diagnostics as they are the eyes of healthcare professionals, helping them make informed clinical decisions via confirmed disease diagnosis, and thus enabling favorable health outcomes. The faster and reliable diagnosis of infections will further control their spread to uninfected persons. Similarly, immunoassays play a prominent role in veterinary diagnostics, food analysis, environmental monitoring, defense and security, and other bioanalytical settings. Therefore, they enable the detection of a plethora of analytes, which includes disease biomarkers, pathogens, drug impurities, environmental contaminants, allergens, food adulterants, drugs of abuse and various biomolecules. Provides a valuable increase of understanding of cellular and biomedical functions Gives the most updated resource in the field of immunoassays, providing the comprehensive details of various types of immunoassays that need to be performed in healthcare, and in industrial, environmental and other biochemical settings Discusses all multifarious aspects of immunoassays Describes the immunoassay formats, along with their principle of operation, characteristics, pros and cons, and potential biochemical and bioanalytical applications Provide

The Detection of Biomarkers Book

The Detection of Biomarkers

  • Author : Sibel A. Ozkan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 614
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128230756

The Detection of Biomarkers Excerpt :

Reliable, precise and accurate detection and analysis of biomarkers remains a significant challenge for clinical researchers. Methods for the detection of biomarkers are rather complex, requiring pre-treatment steps before analysis can take place. Moreover, comparing various biomarker assays and tracing research progress in this area systematically is a challenge for researchers. The Detection of Biomarkers presents developments in biomarker detection, including methods tools and strategies, biosensor design, materials, and applications. The book presents methods, materials and procedures that are simple, precise, sensitive, selective, fast and economical, and therefore highly practical for use in clinical research scenarios. This volume situates biomarker detection in its research context and sets out future prospects for the area. Its 20 chapters offer a comprehensive coverage of biomarkers, including progress on nanotechnology, biosensor types, synthesis, immobilization, and applications in various fields. The book also demonstrates, for students, how to synthesize and immobilize biosensors for biomarker assay. It offers researchers real alternative and innovative ways to think about the field of biomarker detection, increasing the reliability, precision and accuracy of biomarker detection. Locates biomarker detection in its research context, setting out present and future prospects Allows clinical researchers to compare various biomarker assays systematically Presents new methods, materials and procedures that are simple, precise, sensitive, selective, fast and economical Gives innovative biomarker assays that are viable alternatives to current complex methods Helps clinical researchers who need reliable, precise and accurate biomarker detection methods

Nanosensing and Bioanalytical Technologies in Food Quality Control Book

Nanosensing and Bioanalytical Technologies in Food Quality Control

  • Author : Pranjal Chandra
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-03-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 438
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811670299

Nanosensing and Bioanalytical Technologies in Food Quality Control Excerpt :

This book reviews applications of nanomaterial and nanodevices in the food industry. It also discusses the advanced bioanalytical techniques, including Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA), immunoanalytical techniques, monoclonal antibody-based immunological techniques for detecting food adulterations and allergens. It comprehensively covers electrode modification and nano-engineered fabrication of biosensors to enhance their functionalities for utilization in food industries. The book highlights the utilization of nanobiosensors for food safety and quality analysis, such as detection of toxin, food-borne pathogen, allergen, and evaluation of toxicity. Further, it also summarizes the recent advances in nanodevices such as nano-systems, nano-emulsions, nanopesticide, nanocapsule and their applications in the food industry. Lastly, it covers nanomaterial-based sensors for drug analysis in diverse matrices. It serves as an invaluable source of information for professionals, researchers, academicians, and students related to food science and technology.

Introduction to Biosensors Book

Introduction to Biosensors

  • Author : Jeong-Yeol Yoon
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-10-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441960221

Introduction to Biosensors Excerpt :

Biosensors: From Electric Circuits to Immunosensors discusses underlying circuitry of sensors for biomedical and biological engineers as well as biomedical sensing modalities for electrical engineers while providing an applications-based approach to the study of biosensors with over 13 extensive, hands-on labs. The material is presented using a building-block approach, beginning with the fundamentals of sensor design and temperature sensors and ending with more complicated biosensors.

Biosensors for Direct Monitoring of Environmental Pollutants in Field Book

Biosensors for Direct Monitoring of Environmental Pollutants in Field

  • Author : Dimitrios Nikolelis
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1997-11-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 381
  • ISBN 10 : 0792348672

Biosensors for Direct Monitoring of Environmental Pollutants in Field Excerpt :

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Smolenice, Slovakia, May 4-8, 1997

Electrochemical Biosensors Book

Electrochemical Biosensors

  • Author : Pranveer Singh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323910507

Electrochemical Biosensors Excerpt :

Electrochemical Nano-biosensors: Applications in Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Environment, and Food Management features a critical overview of different, recently reported nanomaterial-based electrochemical sensing and biosensing strategies. It is based on various analytical approaches for the point-of-care or POC healthcare related diagnostics, evaluation of contaminants, additives and adulterants in foods and environment management. Each section under the topic is discussed in its exhaustive detail, incorporating significant literature reviews spanning over two decades. The book critically analyzes issues and challenges for its applications in real world settings, universal applicability in resource limited sets-ups of remote areas, ease of integration with other sensing platforms, portability/miniaturization, and more. Takes account of the fact that nanomaterials are increasingly favored as labels for electrochemical immunoassay protocols for the development of highly sensitive and selective electrochemical sensing device Refines biosensors for real-world settings, academicians, healthcare professionals and industrialist who need to team up for the successful realization of POCT/LOCT devices Contains focused and targeted research coupled with other technological advances to help in the development of cutting-edge nanomaterial based electrochemical immunoassays with features of test-strip technology and lateral flow

Handbook of Biosensors and Electronic Noses Book

Handbook of Biosensors and Electronic Noses

  • Author : Erika Kress-Rogers
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1996-10-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN 10 : 0849389054

Handbook of Biosensors and Electronic Noses Excerpt :

In developing the electronic nose and biosensor devices, researchers not only copy biochemical pathways, but also use nature's approach to signal interpretation as a blueprint for man-made sensing systems. Commercial biosensors have demonstrated their benefits and practical applications, providing high sensitivity and selectivity, combined with a significant reduction in sample preparation assay time and the use of expensive reagents. The Handbook of Biosensors and Electronic Noses discusses design and optimization for the multitude of practical uses of these devices including:

CMBEBIH 2021 Book


  • Author : Almir Badnjevic
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 933
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030739096

CMBEBIH 2021 Excerpt :

This book presents cutting-edge research and developments in the field of medical and biological engineering. It gathers the proceedings of the International Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering, CMBEBIH 2021, held partly virtually, partly physically, on April 21–24, 2021, from and in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Focusing on the goal to ‘Stay Focused’, contributions report on both basic and applied research in a wide range of related fields, such as biomedical signal processing, medical physics and imaging, biosensors and micro/nanotechnologies, biomaterials, biomechanics and robotics, cardiorespiratory, endocrine and neural systems engineering. Novel models, methods and technologies for bio- and health informatics, as well as applications of machine learning and AI in health care, and advances in genetic engineering are also highlighted. All in all, this book provides academics and professionals with novel, practical solutions to solve the current problems in biomedical research and applications, and a source of inspiration for improving medicine and health care in the future.

Biosensors Book


  • Author : Donald G. Buerk
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1995-08-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 0877629757

Biosensors Excerpt :

This introductory text covers in detail the technology and applications of biosensors in their many forms. It provides an extensive survey of the basic principles, functions and applications of different categories of biosensors. The presentation is concise, systematic and well illustrated. Numerous schematics illustrate design and function. This book is an overview of the basic theories of operation for a number of specific types of biosensor transducers that have been investigated, with a general survey of some of the many applications using various biological elements that have been tested to date. A major portion of this book has been devoted to electrochemical transducers, since they have been most widely used. This bestselling text provides basic information for all those involved in the research, development, and applications of biosensors.

Biosensor Principles and Applications Book

Biosensor Principles and Applications

  • Author : Pierre R. Coulet
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000715675

Biosensor Principles and Applications Excerpt :

Considers a new generation of sensors for use in industrial processes, which measure the chemical environment directly by means of a biological agent mainly enzymes so far. Various specialists from Europe, the US, and Japan identify the device's place in their disciplines; review the principles of m

Applications And Engineering Of Monoclonal Antibodies Book

Applications And Engineering Of Monoclonal Antibodies

  • Author : David J. King
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1998-11-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 249
  • ISBN 10 : 0748404228

Applications And Engineering Of Monoclonal Antibodies Excerpt :

A valuable resource for researchers and workers in the fields of both pharmaceuticals and biotechnology as well as undergraduates in biochemistry, applied biology, biomedical sciences and pharmacy, this book compares established techniques of antibody production with the new. Antibody structure and the implications of antibody engineering are fully discussed, and a case study approach illustrates how antibodies are finding increasing use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The volume ends with commercial expression, purification and large-scale manufacture of antibodies and their future potential, particularly as therapeutic agents.