Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Immunoassay Technology

Edited by Norman Chiu

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States of America

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From the basic in vitro study of a specific biomolecule to the diagnosis or prognosis of a specific disease, one of the most widely used technology is immunoassays. By using a specific antibody to recognize the biomolecule of interest, relatively high specificity can be achieved by immunoassays, such that complex biofluids (e.g. serum, urine, etc.) can be analyzed directly. In addition to the binding specificity, the other key features of immunoassays include relatively high sensitivity for the detection of antibody-antigen complexes, and a wide dynamic range for quantitation. Over the past decade, the development and applications of immunoassays have continued to grow exponentially. This book focuses on some of the latest technologies for the development of new immunoassays.

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Advances in Immunoassay TechnologyEdited by Norman Chiu

Published: March 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1967

ISBN: 978-953-51-0440-7

Copyright year: 2012

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42366 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

34 Web of Science Citations

53 Dimensions Citations

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1. Recombinant Antibodies and Non-Antibody Scaffolds for Immunoassays

By Bhupal Ban and Diane A. Blake

3213

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2. Polyacrylonitrile Fiber as Matrix for Immunodiagnostics

By Swati Jain, Sruti Chattopadhyay, Richa Jackeray, Zainul Abid and Harpal Singh

2420

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3. Interferences in Immunoassays

By Johan Schiettecatte, Ellen Anckaert and Johan Smitz

16133

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4. Fundamentals and Applications of Immunosensors

By Carlos Moina and Gabriel Ybarra

4265

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5. Capabilities of Piezoelectric Immunosensors for Detecting Infections and for Early Clinical Diagnostics

By Tatyana Ermolaeva and Elena Kalmykova

2507

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6. Label-Free Detection of Botulinum Neurotoxins Using a Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor

By Hung Tran and Chun-Qiang Liu

1609

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7. Immunoassays Using Artificial Nanopores

By Paolo Actis, Boaz Vilozny and Nader Pourmand

2323

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8. Multiplexed Immunoassays

By Weiming Zheng and Lin He

5364

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9. Multiplexed Bead Immunoassays: Advantages and Limitations in Pediatrics

By Emma Burgos-Ramos, Gabriel Ángel Martos-Moreno, Jesús Argente, Vicente Barrios

4532

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