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Nanomaterial-based electrochemical biosensors

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Abstract

The unique properties of nanoscale materials offer excellent prospects for interfacing biological recognition events with electronic signal transduction and for designing a new generation of bioelectronic devices exhibiting novel functions. In this Highlight I address recent research that has led to powerful nanomaterial-based electrical biosensing devices and examine future prospects and challenges. New nanoparticle-based signal amplification and coding strategies for bioaffinity assays are discussed, along with carbon-nanotube molecular wires for achieving efficient electrical communication with redox enzyme and nanowire-based label-free DNA sensors.

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The article was received on 14 Sep 2004, accepted on 20 Dec 2004 and first published on 13 Jan 2005


Article type: Highlight
DOI: 10.1039/B414248A
Citation: Analyst, 2005,130, 421-426
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    Nanomaterial-based electrochemical biosensors

    J. Wang, Analyst, 2005, 130, 421
    DOI: 10.1039/B414248A

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