Advances in nano-scaled biosensors for biomedical applications

Wang, J., Chen, G., Jiang, H., Li, Z., & Wang, X. (2013) Advances in nano-scaled biosensors for biomedical applications. The Analyst, 138(16), pp. 4427-4435.

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Abstract

Recently, a growing amount of attention has been focused on the utility of biosensors for biomedical applications. Combined with nanomaterials and nanostructures, nano-scaled biosensors are installed for biomedical applications, such as pathogenic bacteria monitoring, virus recognition, disease biomarker detection, among others. These nano-biosensors offer a number of advantages and in many respects are ideally suited to biomedical applications, which could be made as extremely flexible devices, allowing biomedical analysis with speediness, excellent selectivity and high sensitivity. This minireview discusses the literature published in the latest years on the advances in biomedical applications of nano-scaled biosensors for disease bio-marking and detection, especially in bio-imaging and the diagnosis of pathological cells and viruses, monitoring pathogenic bacteria, thus providing insight into the future prospects of biosensors in relevant clinical applications.

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ID Code: 90289
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
DOI: 10.1039/c3an00438d
ISSN: 1364-5528
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Royal Society of Chemistry
Deposited On: 16 Nov 2015 01:46
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 06:46

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