Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Themed collection 2012's Top 25 most read Analyst articles

25 items
Minireview

Bacteriophage based probes for pathogen detection

Rapid and specific detection of pathogenic bacteria is important for the proper treatment, containment and prevention of human, animal and plant diseases.

Graphical abstract: Bacteriophage based probes for pathogen detection
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Minireview

Single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) production in DNA aptamer generation

Different methods of ssDNA generation following the PCR amplification step in SELEX are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) production in DNA aptamer generation
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Minireview

Surface enhanced Raman scattering for multiplexed detection

This review focuses on recent advances in the use of surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) as an analytical technique for multiplexed detection of biological targets.

Graphical abstract: Surface enhanced Raman scattering for multiplexed detection
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Minireview

Modern analytical techniques in metabolomics analysis

This review highlights the importance and benefit of the role of integrated tools in metabolomic research.

Graphical abstract: Modern analytical techniques in metabolomics analysis
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Minireview

Advances in microfluidics for environmental analysis

We review microfluidic devices for environmental analysis, including recent advances in the technology and the challenges associated with detecting low-abundance analytes in complex sample matrices.

Graphical abstract: Advances in microfluidics for environmental analysis
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Critical Review

Electrochemical determination of glutathione: a review

The electrochemical detection of glutathione is reviewed with the state of the art highlighted and issues for future research identified.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical determination of glutathione: a review
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Critical Review

Novel nanobiotechnological concepts in electrochemical biosensors for the analysis of toxins

The incorporation of novel nanobiotechnological concepts such as aptamers, nanoparticles, nanotubes and magnetic beads, in sensing and transducing strategies is providing with high-performance electrochemical biosensors for toxin detection.

Graphical abstract: Novel nanobiotechnological concepts in electrochemical biosensors for the analysis of toxins
From the themed collection: 2012's Top 25 most read Analyst articles
Critical Review

Recent advances in electrochemical sensing for hydrogen peroxide: a review

Due to the significance of hydrogen peroxide in biological systems and practical applications, the development of efficient electrochemical H2O2 sensors holds a special attraction for researchers. The aim of this review is to summarize the recent advances since 2000 and gain an insight into the materials used in the electrocatalytic sensing of H2O2.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in electrochemical sensing for hydrogen peroxide: a review
From the themed collection: 2012's Top 25 most read Analyst articles
Communication

BODIPY based colorimetric fluorescent probe for selective thiophenol detection: theoretical and experimental studies

A BODIPY-based selective thiophenol probe capable of discriminating aliphatic thiols is reported. The fluorescence offon effect upon reaction with thiol is elucidated with theoretical calculations. The sensing of thiophenol is associated with a color change from red to yellow and 63-fold enhancement in green fluorescence. Application of the probe for selective thiophenol detection is demonstrated by live cell imaging.

Graphical abstract: BODIPY based colorimetric fluorescent probe for selective thiophenol detection: theoretical and experimental studies
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Communication

A facile and sensitive detection of pathogenic bacteria using magnetic nanoparticles and optical nanocrystal probes

A facile and sensitive analytical method for the detection of Salmonella bacteria using antibody-conjugated magnetic nanoparticles and TiO2 nanocrystals is reported.

Graphical abstract: A facile and sensitive detection of pathogenic bacteria using magnetic nanoparticles and optical nanocrystal probes
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Communication

Detection of influenza virus using a lateral flow immunoassay for amplified DNA by a microfluidic RT-PCR chip

Detection of the influenza virus, using LFIA, for amplified DNA.

Graphical abstract: Detection of influenza virus using a lateral flow immunoassay for amplified DNA by a microfluidic RT-PCR chip
From the themed collection: 2012's Top 25 most read Analyst articles
Communication

Quantum dot enabled detection of Escherichia coli using a cell-phone

We report a cell-phone based Escherichia coli detection platform for screening of liquid samples using quantum dots.

Graphical abstract: Quantum dot enabled detection of Escherichia coli using a cell-phone
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Communication

Easy dual-mode ambient mass spectrometry with Venturi self-pumping, canned air, disposable parts and voltage-free sonic-spray ionization

An exceptionally simple and easy to assemble dual-mode source for ambient mass spectrometry is described. The Spartan source is fully portable and disposable, provides efficient desorption/ionization and is able to handle both liquid and solid samples.

Graphical abstract: Easy dual-mode ambient mass spectrometry with Venturi self-pumping, canned air, disposable parts and voltage-free sonic-spray ionization
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Communication

Highly sensitive electrochemical detection of proteins using aptamer-coated gold nanoparticles and surface enzyme reactions

An electrochemical-based immunosensor involving the combined use of DNA aptamer functionalized nanoparticles immobilized onto the electrode surface and a surface enzymatic reaction was developed for the femtomolar detection of protein biomarkers.

Graphical abstract: Highly sensitive electrochemical detection of proteins using aptamer-coated gold nanoparticles and surface enzyme reactions
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Communication

Highly specific colorimetric recognition and sensing of sulfide with glutathione-modified gold nanoparticle probe based on an anion-for-molecule ligand exchange reaction

A gold nanoparticle-based colorimetric sensor for sulfide with remarkably high selectivity was developed, on the basis of a unique anion-for-molecule ligand exchange reaction.

Graphical abstract: Highly specific colorimetric recognition and sensing of sulfide with glutathione-modified gold nanoparticle probe based on an anion-for-molecule ligand exchange reaction
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Communication

Stable fluorescent gold nanoparticles for detection of Cu2+ with good sensitivity and selectivity

Stable and highly fluorescent gold nanoparticles were developed to detect copper ions in aqueous solution with good sensitivity and selectivity.

Graphical abstract: Stable fluorescent gold nanoparticles for detection of Cu2+ with good sensitivity and selectivity
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

Ultrasensitive aptamer biosensor for arsenic(III) detection in aqueous solution based on surfactant-induced aggregation of gold nanoparticles

A novel and effective procedure for AuNPs aggregation via the special interactions among aptamer, target and cationic surfactant was developed for As(III) detection.

Graphical abstract: Ultrasensitive aptamer biosensor for arsenic(iii) detection in aqueous solution based on surfactant-induced aggregation of gold nanoparticles
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

A fluorescent probe directly detect peroxynitrite based on boronate oxidation and its applications for fluorescence imaging in living cells

We present applications of an off–on fluorescent probe PyBor for peroxynitrite detection in aqueous solution and living cells.

Graphical abstract: A fluorescent probe directly detect peroxynitrite based on boronate oxidation and its applications for fluorescence imaging in living cells
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

DNA-templated silver nanoclusters–graphene oxide nanohybrid materials: a platform for label-free and sensitive fluorescence turn-on detection of multiple nucleic acid targets

We develop an efficient method for multiple DNA detection by exploring silver nanoclusters (AgNCs)–graphene oxide (GO) nanohybrid materials.

Graphical abstract: DNA-templated silver nanoclusters–graphene oxide nanohybrid materials: a platform for label-free and sensitive fluorescence turn-on detection of multiple nucleic acid targets
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

Highly selective and sensitive detection of Cu2+ with lysine enhancing bovine serum albumin modified-carbon dots fluorescent probe

Lysine acts to decrease surface defects and enhance the fluorescence intensity of a bovine serum albumin modified-carbon dot probe used to detect Cu2+ in hair and tap water.

Graphical abstract: Highly selective and sensitive detection of Cu2+ with lysine enhancing bovine serum albumin modified-carbon dots fluorescent probe
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

Multifunctional modified silver nanoparticles as ion and pH sensors in aqueous solution

Silver nanoparticles capped with mercaptoacetic acid and 2-aminoethanethiol short-chain alkanethiols were prepared by a one-step method in aqueous solution for monitoring pH and a range of heavy metal ions.

Graphical abstract: Multifunctional modified silver nanoparticles as ion and pH sensors in aqueous solution
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

Sensitive sandwich ELISA based on a gold nanoparticle layer for cancer detection

This simple and cost-effective gold nanoparticle layer (GNPL)-based sandwich ELISA holds promise in clinical applications.

Graphical abstract: Sensitive sandwich ELISA based on a gold nanoparticle layer for cancer detection
From the themed collection: 2012's Top 25 most read Analyst articles
Paper

Protein-gold nanoclusters for identification of amino acids by metal ions modulated ratiometric fluorescence

Metal ion-modulated bovine serum albumin-Au nanoclusters were used to construct a sensor array for identification of amino acids by the fluorescent fingerprint.

Graphical abstract: Protein-gold nanoclusters for identification of amino acids by metal ions modulated ratiometric fluorescence
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

Label-free electrical detection of pyrophosphate generated from DNA polymerase reactions on field-effect devices

Surface-sensitive electrical detection using chelator-modified field-effect transistor devices designed to capture pyrophosphate generated by polymerase reactions on surface-immobilized DNA colonies.

Graphical abstract: Label-free electrical detection of pyrophosphate generated from DNA polymerase reactions on field-effect devices
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
Paper

A gold nanoparticle-based immunochromatographic assay: The influence of nanoparticulate size

The influence of nanoparticulate size on a gold nanoparticle-based immunochromatographic assay in biomedicine is presented.

Graphical abstract: A gold nanoparticle-based immunochromatographic assay: The influence of nanoparticulate size
From the themed collection: Most read articles of 2012
25 items

About this collection

The top 25 most read articles of 2012 in Analyst

Spotlight

Advertisements