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Edited by Pier Andrea Serra

University of Sassari, Italy

A biosensor is defined as a detecting device that combines a transducer with a biologically sensitive and selective component. When a specific target molecule interacts with the biological component, a signal is produced, at transducer level, proportional to the concentration of the substance. Therefore biosensors can measure compounds present in the environment, chemical processes, food and human body at low cost if compared with traditional analytical techniques. Bringing together researchers from 11 different countries, this book covers a wide range of aspects and issues related to biosensor technology, such as biosensor applications in the fields of drug discovery, diagnostics and bacteria detection, optical biosensors, biotelemetry and algorithms applied to biosensing.

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BiosensorsEdited by Pier Andrea Serra

Published: February 1st 2010

DOI: 10.5772/45616

ISBN: 978-953-7619-99-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4556-1

Copyright year: 2010

Books open for chapter submissions

77018 Total Chapter Downloads

33 Crossref Citations

101 Web of Science Citations

95 Dimensions Citations


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1. Enzyme-based Electrochemical Biosensors

By Zhiwei Zhao and Helong Jiang


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2. Nanostructured Metal Oxides Based Enzymatic Electrochemical Biosensors

By Anees A. Ansari, M. Alhoshan, M.S. Alsalhi and A.S. Aldwayyan


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3. Amperimetric Biosensor Based on Carbon Nanotube and Plasma Polymer

By Hitoshi Muguruma


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4. Design and Fabrication of Nanowire-Based Conductance Biosensor Using Spacer Patterning Techniq

By U. Hashim, S. Fatimah Abd Rahman and M. E. A. Shohini


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5. Complementary Use of Label-Free Real-Time Biosensors in Drug Discovery of Monoclonal Antibodies

By Yasmina Noubia Abdiche


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6. Urea Biosensor Based on Conducting Polymer Transducers

By Bhavana Gupta, Shakti Singh, Swati Mohan and Rajiv Prakash


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7. Biosensors for Detection of Francisella Tularensis and Diagnosis of Tularemia

By Petr Skládal, Miroslav Pohanka, Eva Kupská and Bohuslav Šafář


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8. New Ideas for in Vivo Detection of RNA

By Irina V. Novikova, Kirill A. Afonin and Neocles B. Leontis


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9. Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensors for Highly Sensitive Detection of Small Biomolecules

By John S. Mitchell and Yinqiu Wu


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10. Detection of SARS-CoV Antigen via SPR Analytical Systems with Reference

By Dafu Cui, Xing Chen and Yujie Wang


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11. Bacterial Bioluminescent Biosensor Characterisation for On-line Monitoring of Heavy Metals Pollutions in Waste Water Treatment Plant Effluents

By Thomas Charrier, Marie José Durand, Mahmoud Affi, Sulivan Jouanneau, Hélène Gezekel and Gérald Thouand


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12. Integrated Biosensor and Interfacing Circuits

By Lei Zhang, Zhiping Yu and Xiangqing He


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13. Intelligent Communication Module for Wireless Biosensor Networks

By R. Naik, J. Singh and H. P. Le


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14. Design and Construction of a Distributed Sensor NET for Biotelemetric Monitoring of Brain Energetic Metabolism Using Microsensors and Biosensors

By Pier Andrea Serra, Giulia Puggioni, Gianfranco Bazzu, Giammario Calia, Rossana Migheli and Gaia Rocchitta


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15. Information Assurance Protocols for Body Sensors Using Physiological Data

By Kalvinder Singh and Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy


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16. Symbolic Modelling of Dynamic Human Motions

By David Stirling, Amir Hesami, Christian Ritz, Kevin Adistambha and Fazel Naghdy


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