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A review of biosensors and biologically-inspired systems for explosives detection

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This article provides a review of the published literature describing the use of biosensors and biologically-inspired systems for explosives detection. The review focusses on the use of antibodies, enzymes, biologically-inspired synthetic ligands and whole-cell biosensors, providing a flavour of the range of technology, formats and approaches that can be used to detect explosives using biological systems.

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First published
18 Mar 2008

Analyst, 2008,133, 571-584
Article type
Critical Review

A review of biosensors and biologically-inspired systems for explosives detection

R. G. Smith, N. D'Souza and S. Nicklin, Analyst, 2008, 133, 571
DOI: 10.1039/B717933M

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