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Microfluidic technologies for vasculature biomimicry

An overview of microfluidic technologies for vascular studies and fabrication of vascular structures.

Graphical abstract: Microfluidic technologies for vasculature biomimicry
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Recent advances in reaction-based fluorescent probes for detecting monoamine oxidases in living systems

This Minireview summarizes the recent advances in reaction based MAO type fluorescent probes and their imaging applications in living systems.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in reaction-based fluorescent probes for detecting monoamine oxidases in living systems
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Single cell transcriptomics: moving towards multi-omics

Single-cell multi-omics analysis helps characterize multiple layers of molecular features at a single-cell scale to provide insights into cellular processes and functions.

Graphical abstract: Single cell transcriptomics: moving towards multi-omics
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Recent advances in and potential utilities of paper-based electrochemical sensors: beyond qualitative analysis

Paper based electrochemical sensors (PESs) are simple, low-cost, portable and disposable analytical sensing platforms that can be applied in clinical diagnostics, food quality control and environmental monitoring.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in and potential utilities of paper-based electrochemical sensors: beyond qualitative analysis
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A new point-of-care test for the diagnosis of infectious diseases based on multiplex lateral flow immunoassays

Multiplex lateral flow immunoassays for outstanding POCT of infectious diseases.

Graphical abstract: A new point-of-care test for the diagnosis of infectious diseases based on multiplex lateral flow immunoassays
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Advances in diagnostic methods for keloids and biomarker-targeted fluorescent probes

A focused review of keloid diagnosis, keloid biomarkers, and recently reported fluorescent probes.

Graphical abstract: Advances in diagnostic methods for keloids and biomarker-targeted fluorescent probes
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Emerging trends in sensors based on carbon nitride materials

A new class of functional materials, carbon nitrides, has recently attracted the attention of researchers.

Graphical abstract: Emerging trends in sensors based on carbon nitride materials
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New mass spectrometry technologies contributing towards comprehensive and high throughput omics analyses of single cells

We provide a vision for integrating pioneering mass spectrometry technologies for future applications in single cell analysis.

Graphical abstract: New mass spectrometry technologies contributing towards comprehensive and high throughput omics analyses of single cells
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Advances in mass spectrometry based single-cell metabolomics

Single cell metabolomics using mass spectrometry can contribute to understanding biological activities in health and disease.

Graphical abstract: Advances in mass spectrometry based single-cell metabolomics
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Quantitative imaging of lipid droplets in single cells

Non-destructive spatial characterization of lipid droplets using coherent Raman scattering microscopy and computational image analysis algorithms at the single-cell level.

Graphical abstract: Quantitative imaging of lipid droplets in single cells
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Analysing single live cells by scanning electrochemical microscopy

Scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) offers single live cell activities along its topography toward cellular physiology and pathology.

Graphical abstract: Analysing single live cells by scanning electrochemical microscopy
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Recent advances in single cell manipulation and biochemical analysis on microfluidics

This review highlights the advances in single cell manipulation and biochemical analysis on microfluidics over the past three years.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in single cell manipulation and biochemical analysis on microfluidics
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Advancements in fractal plasmonics: structures, optical properties, and applications

Fractal nanostructures exhibit optical properties that span the visible to far-infrared and are emerging as exciting structures for plasmon-mediated applications.

Graphical abstract: Advancements in fractal plasmonics: structures, optical properties, and applications
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Prospective on using fibre mid-infrared supercontinuum laser sources for in vivo spectral discrimination of disease

Mid-infrared (MIR) fibre-optics may play a future role in in vivo diagnosis of disease, including cancer.

Graphical abstract: Prospective on using fibre mid-infrared supercontinuum laser sources for in vivo spectral discrimination of disease
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Synthesis, design and sensing applications of nanostructured ceria-based materials

Cerium-based materials possess redox properties due to the presence of dual valence states of Ce3+ and Ce4+.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, design and sensing applications of nanostructured ceria-based materials
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Investigations on the interface of nucleic acid aptamers and binding targets

The binding targets of aptamers, the interaction probing methods, and the main binding forces mediating the interaction have been summarized.

Graphical abstract: Investigations on the interface of nucleic acid aptamers and binding targets
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Lipid metabolism in inflammation-related diseases

Lipidomics is used to describe the complete lipid profile and network of cellular lipid metabolism. Traditionally, lipids are recognized as general membrane construction and energy storage molecules. Now, lipids are regarded as potent signaling molecules that regulate a multitude of cellular responses.

Graphical abstract: Lipid metabolism in inflammation-related diseases
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Luminescent switch sensors for the detection of biomolecules based on metal–organic frameworks

The applications of MOFs-based luminescent sensors for biomolecules sensing via a “turn on” or “turn off” response have been reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Luminescent switch sensors for the detection of biomolecules based on metal–organic frameworks
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Direct label-free imaging of brain tissue using synchrotron light: a review of new spectroscopic tools for the modern neuroscientist

A suite of direct spectroscopic imaging techniques using synchrotron light can provide increased biochemical insight into brain disease.

Graphical abstract: Direct label-free imaging of brain tissue using synchrotron light: a review of new spectroscopic tools for the modern neuroscientist
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Chemical clocks, oscillations, and other temporal effects in analytical chemistry: oddity or viable approach?

We review chemo-chronometric assays, in which the time factor—rather than analogue signals—is used to determine concentrations of analytes.

Graphical abstract: Chemical clocks, oscillations, and other temporal effects in analytical chemistry: oddity or viable approach?
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Platforms for rapid cancer characterization by ambient mass spectrometry: advancements, challenges and opportunities for improvement towards intrasurgical use

Ambient Mass Spectrometry (MS) analysis is widely used to characterize biological and non-biological samples.

Graphical abstract: Platforms for rapid cancer characterization by ambient mass spectrometry: advancements, challenges and opportunities for improvement towards intrasurgical use
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Recent advances in merging photonic crystals and plasmonics for bioanalytical applications

The integration of photonic crystals and plasmonics enhances the performance of bioanalytical applications.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in merging photonic crystals and plasmonics for bioanalytical applications
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How iMALDI can improve clinical diagnostics

Protein mass spectrometry (MS) is an indispensable tool to detect molecular signatures that can be associated with cellular dysregulation and disease.

Graphical abstract: How iMALDI can improve clinical diagnostics
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Biosensing strategies based on enzymatic reactions and nanoparticles

Application of new nanomaterials to detection of enzymatic activities allows the development of new sensitive and selective bioanalytical assays based on enzymes for recognition and signal amplification.

Graphical abstract: Biosensing strategies based on enzymatic reactions and nanoparticles
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Mobile diagnostics: next-generation technologies for in vitro diagnostics

The emergence of a wide range of applications of smartphones along with advances in ‘liquid biopsy’ has significantly propelled medical research particularly in the field of in vitro diagnostics (IVD).

Graphical abstract: Mobile diagnostics: next-generation technologies for in vitro diagnostics
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Gas-generating reactions for point-of-care testing

Gas generation-based measurement is an attractive alternative approach for POC (Point-of-care) testing, which relies on the amount of generated gas to detect the corresponding target concentrations.

Graphical abstract: Gas-generating reactions for point-of-care testing
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Chem/bio sensing with non-classical light and integrated photonics

Modern quantum technology experiences currently extensive advances in its applicability in communications, cryptography, computing, metrology and lithography. Harnessing this technology platform for chem/bio sensing scenarios is an appealing possibility to enable ultra-sensitive detection schemes.

Graphical abstract: Chem/bio sensing with non-classical light and integrated photonics
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Sample preparation for polar metabolites in bioanalysis

Sample preparation is a primary step of any bioanalytical workflow, especially in metabolomics where maximum information has to be obtained without spoiling the analytical instrument. The sample extraction of polar metabolites is still challenging but strategies exist to enable the phase transfer of hydrophilic metabolites from the biological phase to a clean interference-free phase.

Graphical abstract: Sample preparation for polar metabolites in bioanalysis
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True one cell chemical analysis: a review

The constantly growing field of True One Cell (TOC) analysis has provided important information on the direct chemical composition of various cells and cellular components.

Graphical abstract: True one cell chemical analysis: a review
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Measuring and regulating oxygen levels in microphysiological systems: design, material, and sensor considerations

Quantifying and regulating oxygen in a microphysiological models can be achieved via an array of technologies, and is an essential component of recapitulating tissue-specific microenvironments.

Graphical abstract: Measuring and regulating oxygen levels in microphysiological systems: design, material, and sensor considerations
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Fluorescent organic nanoparticles (FONs) as convenient probes for metal ion detection in aqueous medium

Fluorescent organic nanoparticle (FON)-based chemosensors are emerging as a valuable tool for the fast and accurate detection of metal ions in aqueous media. In this review, we highlight the recent developments in this field.

Graphical abstract: Fluorescent organic nanoparticles (FONs) as convenient probes for metal ion detection in aqueous medium
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A unified approach for investigating chemosensor properties – dynamic characteristics

The response is what makes a sensor. In this review the methods for characterizing the response are laid out.

Graphical abstract: A unified approach for investigating chemosensor properties – dynamic characteristics
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A pressure-driven gas-diffusion/permeation micropump for self-activated sample transport in an extreme micro-environment

The pressure-driven gas-diffusion/permeation micropump is highlighted for stable microdroplet/liquid delivery under extreme conditions, e.g. high temperature, and a three-dimensional, long-distance and complex-topology microchannel.

Graphical abstract: A pressure-driven gas-diffusion/permeation micropump for self-activated sample transport in an extreme micro-environment
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Single-system based discriminative optical sensors: different strategies and versatile applications

Single-system based optical sensors can realize discrimination through multi-wavelength cross-reactive responses by different strategies.

Graphical abstract: Single-system based discriminative optical sensors: different strategies and versatile applications
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Advances in the integration of quantum dots with various nanomaterials for biomedical and environmental applications

We review the advances in the integration of quantum dots with various nanomaterials for biomedical and environmental applications.

Graphical abstract: Advances in the integration of quantum dots with various nanomaterials for biomedical and environmental applications
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Advances in point-of-care diagnostic devices in cancers

The early diagnosis and monitoring of the progress of cancers are limited due to the lack of adequate screening tools.

Graphical abstract: Advances in point-of-care diagnostic devices in cancers
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Chemical analysis in saliva and the search for salivary biomarkers – a tutorial review

A review of the uses of saliva biomarkers, detection methods and requirements for new biomarkers.

Graphical abstract: Chemical analysis in saliva and the search for salivary biomarkers – a tutorial review
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Insulin: a review of analytical methods

Insulin is an important polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism.

Graphical abstract: Insulin: a review of analytical methods
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Novel approaches for biomolecule immobilization in microscale systems

This manuscript reviews novel approaches applied for biomolecule immobilization in microscale systems.

Graphical abstract: Novel approaches for biomolecule immobilization in microscale systems
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Recent advances in open tubular capillary liquid chromatography

This review covers advances and applications of open tubular capillary liquid chromatography (OT-LC) over the period 2007–2018.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in open tubular capillary liquid chromatography
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Recent advances in nanomaterial-based electrochemical and optical sensing platforms for microRNA assays

This review describes recent efforts in the application of nanomaterials as sensing elements in electrochemical and optical miRNAs assays.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in nanomaterial-based electrochemical and optical sensing platforms for microRNA assays
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Click chemistry at the microscale

This manuscript reviews recent developments in click chemistry in microscale systems.

Graphical abstract: Click chemistry at the microscale
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Gold nanoparticle based fluorescent oligonucleotide probes for imaging and therapy in living systems

Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) with unique physical and chemical properties have become an integral part of research in nanoscience.

Graphical abstract: Gold nanoparticle based fluorescent oligonucleotide probes for imaging and therapy in living systems
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Direct sampling mass spectrometry for clinical analysis

Direct sampling mass spectrometry enables high-performance clinical analysis, such as imaging, drug monitoring and point-of-care testing.

Graphical abstract: Direct sampling mass spectrometry for clinical analysis
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High throughput screening of complex biological samples with mass spectrometry – from bulk measurements to single cell analysis

We review the state of the art in HTS using mass spectrometry with minimal sample preparation from complex biological matrices. We focus on industrial and biotechnological applications.

Graphical abstract: High throughput screening of complex biological samples with mass spectrometry – from bulk measurements to single cell analysis
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Molecular and living cell dynamic assays with optical microscopy imaging techniques

Compared with the conventional ensemble averaged measurements, single object analysis with optical microscopy can obtain the heterogeneous behavior of many individual objects, avoiding false judgment. Moreover, higher spatial and temporal resolution has been achieved by various optical imaging technologies.

Graphical abstract: Molecular and living cell dynamic assays with optical microscopy imaging techniques
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Recent advances in single-cell analysis by mass spectrometry

Cells are the most basic structural units that play vital roles in the functioning of living organisms.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in single-cell analysis by mass spectrometry
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Advancing single-cell proteomics and metabolomics with microfluidic technologies

Recent advances in single-cell analysis have unraveled substantial heterogeneity among seemingly identical cells at genomic and transcriptomic levels.

Graphical abstract: Advancing single-cell proteomics and metabolomics with microfluidic technologies
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Single-cell assay on microfluidic devices

Advances in microfluidic techniques have prompted researchers to study the inherent heterogeneity of single cells in cell populations.

Graphical abstract: Single-cell assay on microfluidic devices
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Zeolites and zeolite-based materials in extraction and microextraction techniques

This review presents an overview of the current status of zeolites and zeolite-based materials used in extraction and microextraction techniques with reference to recent applications and highlight some of the novel advances.

Graphical abstract: Zeolites and zeolite-based materials in extraction and microextraction techniques
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Nanomaterials for luminescent detection of water and humidity

Significant advances of typical nanomaterials in the luminescent detection of water and humidity are presented.

Graphical abstract: Nanomaterials for luminescent detection of water and humidity
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A review of methods for the detection of pathogenic microorganisms

The testing and rapid detection of pathogenic organisms is a crucial protocol in the prevention and identification of crises related to health, safety and wellbeing.

Graphical abstract: A review of methods for the detection of pathogenic microorganisms
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Review: a comprehensive summary of a decade development of the recombinase polymerase amplification

RPA is a versatile complement or replacement of PCR, and now is stepping into practice.

Graphical abstract: Review: a comprehensive summary of a decade development of the recombinase polymerase amplification
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Molecular methods in electrochemical microRNA detection

High-throughput profiling/sensing of nucleic acids has recently emerged as a highly promising strategy for the early diagnosis and improved prognosis of a broad range of pathologies, most notably cancer. The review highlights some of the most promising strategies for electrochemical sensing of microRNA biomarkers.

Graphical abstract: Molecular methods in electrochemical microRNA detection
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A review of sorting, separation and isolation of cells and microbeads for biomedical applications: microfluidic approaches

We have reviewed the microfluidic approaches for cell/particle isolation and sorting, and extensively explained the mechanism behind each method.

Graphical abstract: A review of sorting, separation and isolation of cells and microbeads for biomedical applications: microfluidic approaches
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Microfluidic bioanalytical flow cells for biofilm studies: a review

A comprehensive review of the current state of microfluidic bioanalytical research applied to bacterial biofilms.

Graphical abstract: Microfluidic bioanalytical flow cells for biofilm studies: a review
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Biomedical applications of mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers – a review

Quantum cascade lasers with high spectral power density and narrow band emission profiles provide novel access to biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: Biomedical applications of mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers – a review
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Graphene, electrospun membranes and granular activated carbon for eliminating heavy metals, pesticides and bacteria in water and wastewater treatment processes

The availability of safe water has a significant impact on all parts of society, its growth and sustainability, both politically and socioeconomically.

Graphical abstract: Graphene, electrospun membranes and granular activated carbon for eliminating heavy metals, pesticides and bacteria in water and wastewater treatment processes
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Exploring the potential of electroless and electroplated noble metal–semiconductor hybrids within bio- and environmental sensing

This manuscript provides an elaborate review on galvanic noble metal nanoparticles deposited onto semiconductor surfaces, from the preparation stage towards their application in biosensors and gas sensing.

Graphical abstract: Exploring the potential of electroless and electroplated noble metal–semiconductor hybrids within bio- and environmental sensing
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Smartphone-based analytical biosensors

With the rapid development, mass production, and pervasive distribution of smartphones in recent years, they have provided people with portable, cost-effective, and easy-to-operate platforms to build analytical biosensors for point-of-care (POC) applications and mobile health.

Graphical abstract: Smartphone-based analytical biosensors
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Graphene-based nanoplatforms for surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensing

We demonstrate recent advances in the fabrication and SERS sensing applications of graphene-based nanoplatforms.

Graphical abstract: Graphene-based nanoplatforms for surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensing
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DNA methylation detection: recent developments in bisulfite free electrochemical and optical approaches

The recent development of optical and electrochemical biosensors for bisulfite treatment free DNA methylation detection methods have been reviewed. The major challenges associated with the bisulfite treatment in DNA methylation detection and their potential solutions are also discussed.

Graphical abstract: DNA methylation detection: recent developments in bisulfite free electrochemical and optical approaches
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Nanomaterial based electrochemical sensors for the safety and quality control of food and beverages

Electrochemical determination of some common additives and contaminants, which are widely found in food and beverages.

Graphical abstract: Nanomaterial based electrochemical sensors for the safety and quality control of food and beverages
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Electrochemical microfluidics techniques for heavy metal ion detection

Heavy metals refer to metals with a density above 5 × 103 kg m−3, such as lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), and mercury (Hg).

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical microfluidics techniques for heavy metal ion detection
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Advances in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) substrates for lipid and protein characterization: sensing and beyond

Developments in SERS substrates are enabling detection and biophysical characterization of lipids, protein and cellular systems with improved sensitivity, reproducibility and biocompatibility.

Graphical abstract: Advances in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) substrates for lipid and protein characterization: sensing and beyond
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Molecularly imprinted polymers’ application in pesticide residue detection

Molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs) are produced using molecular imprinting technology (MIT) and have specific analyte-binding abilities and unique properties, including chemical and thermal stability, reusability, high selectivity, and high sensitivity.

Graphical abstract: Molecularly imprinted polymers’ application in pesticide residue detection
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Partial least squares-discriminant analysis (PLS-DA) for classification of high-dimensional (HD) data: a review of contemporary practice strategies and knowledge gaps

This review highlights and discusses critically various knowledge gaps in classification modelling using PLS-DA for high dimensional data.

Graphical abstract: Partial least squares-discriminant analysis (PLS-DA) for classification of high-dimensional (HD) data: a review of contemporary practice strategies and knowledge gaps
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Optical assays based on colloidal inorganic nanoparticles

Colloidal inorganic nanoparticles have wide applications in the detection of analytes and in biological assays.

Graphical abstract: Optical assays based on colloidal inorganic nanoparticles
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Electrochemiluminescence biosensing based on different modes of switching signals

Electrochemiluminescence (ECL) has attracted much attention in various fields of analysis owing to low background signals, high sensitivity, and excellent controllability.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemiluminescence biosensing based on different modes of switching signals
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Advancements in microfluidic technologies for isolation and early detection of circulating cancer-related biomarkers

Isolation of circulating biomarkers using microfluidic devices for cancer diagnosis.

Graphical abstract: Advancements in microfluidic technologies for isolation and early detection of circulating cancer-related biomarkers
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