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Editorial

Introduction to electrochemistry for health applications

Craig E. Banks, Tony Killard and B. Jill Venton introduce the Analytical Methods themed issue on electrochemistry for health applications.

Graphical abstract: Introduction to electrochemistry for health applications
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Minireview

Low fouling strategies for electrochemical biosensors targeting disease biomarkers

This minireview summarizes recent trends in the development of low fouling electrochemical biosensors based on different antifouling materials.

Graphical abstract: Low fouling strategies for electrochemical biosensors targeting disease biomarkers
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Open Access Critical Review

Frontiers in electrochemical sensors for neurotransmitter detection: towards measuring neurotransmitters as chemical diagnostics for brain disorders

This critical review highlights significant technical advances and in vivo studies from the last five years that facilitate the development of diagnostic tools for brain disorders.

Graphical abstract: Frontiers in electrochemical sensors for neurotransmitter detection: towards measuring neurotransmitters as chemical diagnostics for brain disorders
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Critical Review

Alkaline phosphatase-based electrochemical sensors for health applications

Alkaline phosphatase-based electrochemical biosensors for the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases have been reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Alkaline phosphatase-based electrochemical sensors for health applications
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Critical Review

Electrochemical biosensors for autoantibodies in autoimmune and cancer diseases

Autoantibodies (AAbs) are antibodies produced against our own cells or tissues either providing a first defense against infections or indicating the presence of pathological processes.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical biosensors for autoantibodies in autoimmune and cancer diseases
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Open Access Critical Review

Review: new insights into optimizing chemical and 3D surface structures of carbon electrodes for neurotransmitter detection

The carbon-fiber microelectrode has been used for decades as a neurotransmitter sensor, but many new carbon electrodes have recently been developed with beneficial electrochemical properties that take advantage of surface chemistry and surface structure.

Graphical abstract: Review: new insights into optimizing chemical and 3D surface structures of carbon electrodes for neurotransmitter detection
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Communication

Potentiometric detection of biogenic amines utilizing affinity on a 4-mercaptobenzoic acid monolayer

Biogenic amines in water were detected potentiometrically utilizing an easy-to-prepare sensing electrode functionalized with a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) of 4-mercaptobenzoic acid (BA).

Graphical abstract: Potentiometric detection of biogenic amines utilizing affinity on a 4-mercaptobenzoic acid monolayer
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Communication

Laccase from Botryosphaeria rhodina MAMB-05 as a biological component in electrochemical biosensing devices

A crude laccase preparation from Botryosphaeria rhodina MAMB-05 was employed to construct an electrochemical biosensor using nanostructured carbon black to epinephrine determination.

Graphical abstract: Laccase from Botryosphaeria rhodina MAMB-05 as a biological component in electrochemical biosensing devices
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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A first adrenalone electrochemical sensor using a gold-nanoparticle/poly(pyrrole) composite-modified graphite electrode

In this study, a pencil graphite electrode (PGE) modified with a composite of polypyrrole and Au nanoparticles (Au-NPs/PP/PGE) was developed and evaluated as a novel electrochemical sensor for the determination of adrenalone for the first time.

Graphical abstract: A first adrenalone electrochemical sensor using a gold-nanoparticle/poly(pyrrole) composite-modified graphite electrode
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Design and fabrication of surface capped palladium nanoclusters for the subnanomolar sensing of glutathione

In this work, a palladium atomic cluster modified glassy carbon electrode (PdAC/GCE) was developed by potentiodynamic electrodeposition in the presence of an anionic surfactant for the electrochemical detection of glutathione (GSH).

Graphical abstract: Design and fabrication of surface capped palladium nanoclusters for the subnanomolar sensing of glutathione
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Polymer modified carbon fiber-microelectrodes and waveform modifications enhance neurotransmitter metabolite detection

Carbon-fiber microelectrodes (CFMEs) have been used for several years for the detection of neurotransmitters such as dopamine.

Graphical abstract: Polymer modified carbon fiber-microelectrodes and waveform modifications enhance neurotransmitter metabolite detection
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Sensitive and portable electrochemical immunoassay for lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 using BSA-doped CaCO3 nanospheres to regulate pH readout

A simple and sensitive electrochemical immunoassay method was developed for the quantitative monitoring of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) on a low-cost microtiter plate by using a portable handheld pH meter.

Graphical abstract: Sensitive and portable electrochemical immunoassay for lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 using BSA-doped CaCO3 nanospheres to regulate pH readout
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Robust epidermal tattoo electrode platform for skin physiology monitoring

Robustness in an impedance-based tattoo electrode platform is achieved through the integration of novel material approaches for skin physiology monitoring.

Graphical abstract: Robust epidermal tattoo electrode platform for skin physiology monitoring
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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A sensitive and regenerative electrochemical immunosensor for quantitative detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 based on stable polyaniline coated screen-printed carbon electrode and rGO-NR-Au@Pt

An electrochemical immunosensor was constructed for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 using Au@Pt, rGO and regenerative leucoemeraldine PANI/AuNPs.

Graphical abstract: A sensitive and regenerative electrochemical immunosensor for quantitative detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 based on stable polyaniline coated screen-printed carbon electrode and rGO-NR-Au@Pt
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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A facile voltammetric method for detection of heparin in plasma based on the polyethylenimine modified electrode

A simple but effective polyethylenimine-based voltammetric method for rapid detection of heparin in plasma.

Graphical abstract: A facile voltammetric method for detection of heparin in plasma based on the polyethylenimine modified electrode
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Increasing the electrochemical system performance using a magnetic nanostructured sensor for simultaneous determination of L-tyrosine and epinephrine

Designing a sensitive magnetic nanostructured sensor for simultaneous determination of L-tyrosine and epinephrine.

Graphical abstract: Increasing the electrochemical system performance using a magnetic nanostructured sensor for simultaneous determination of l-tyrosine and epinephrine
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Non-invasive monitoring of a circadian relevant biomarker from easily accessible body fluids using hybrid aqueous–ionic buffer interfaces on flexible substrates

In this paper, we demonstrate a hybrid flexible biosensor comprised of an aqueous and ionic interface integrated onto metallic gold microelectrodes for rapid and noninvasive monitoring of cortisol.

Graphical abstract: Non-invasive monitoring of a circadian relevant biomarker from easily accessible body fluids using hybrid aqueous–ionic buffer interfaces on flexible substrates
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
Open Access Paper

Analytical determination of heroin, fentanyl and fentalogues using high-performance liquid chromatography with diode array and amperometric detection

We report a combination of HPLC and electrochemistry towards the detection of heroin, fentanyl and ten fentalogues.

Graphical abstract: Analytical determination of heroin, fentanyl and fentalogues using high-performance liquid chromatography with diode array and amperometric detection
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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On the origin of electrochemical surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (EC-SERS) signals for bacterial samples: the importance of filtered control studies in the development of new bacterial screening platforms

The importance of filtered control studies for ascertaining the origin of bacterial SERS signals is highlighted.

Graphical abstract: On the origin of electrochemical surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (EC-SERS) signals for bacterial samples: the importance of filtered control studies in the development of new bacterial screening platforms
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Label free electrochemical detection of cardiac biomarker troponin T using ZnSnO3 perovskite nanomaterials

Perovskite nanomaterial based electrochemical biosensor for label free sub femtomolar detection of cardiac biomarker troponin T.

Graphical abstract: Label free electrochemical detection of cardiac biomarker troponin T using ZnSnO3 perovskite nanomaterials
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Simultaneous detection of hydroquinone and catechol with decreasing pH at a bare glassy carbon electrode surface

Hydroquinone (HQ) and catechol (CC) are two isomers, which often coexist and interfere with each other during their identification in samples.

Graphical abstract: Simultaneous detection of hydroquinone and catechol with decreasing pH at a bare glassy carbon electrode surface
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Mesoporous Pd@Pt core–shell nanoparticles supported on multi-walled carbon nanotubes as a sensing platform: application in simultaneous electrochemical detection of anticancer drugs doxorubicin and dasatinib

A novel electrochemical sensor based on Pd@Pt/MWCNT composite for simultaneous detection of doxorubicin and dasatinib.

Graphical abstract: Mesoporous Pd@Pt core–shell nanoparticles supported on multi-walled carbon nanotubes as a sensing platform: application in simultaneous electrochemical detection of anticancer drugs doxorubicin and dasatinib
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Disposable screen-printed electrodes modified with uniform iron oxide nanocubes for the simple electrochemical determination of meclizine, an antihistamine drug

A disposable screen-printed carbon electrode modified with uniform iron oxide nanocubes was explored for simple electrochemical determination of meclizine, an antihistamine drug.

Graphical abstract: Disposable screen-printed electrodes modified with uniform iron oxide nanocubes for the simple electrochemical determination of meclizine, an antihistamine drug
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Electrochemical determination of PIK3CA gene associated with breast cancer based on molybdenum disulfide nanosheet-supported poly(indole-6-carboxylic acid)

A sensitive electrochemical strategy for determination of PIK3CA gene associated with breast cancer was developed based on MoS2 nanosheet-supported PIn6COOH.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical determination of PIK3CA gene associated with breast cancer based on molybdenum disulfide nanosheet-supported poly(indole-6-carboxylic acid)
From the themed collection: Analytical Methods Recent HOT articles
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Optimization of a microchip electrophoresis method with electrochemical detection for the determination of nitrite in macrophage cells as an indicator of nitric oxide production

A transient isotachophoresis separation and Pt black working electrode allow detection of nitrite in stimulated macrophage cells with improved sensitivity.

Graphical abstract: Optimization of a microchip electrophoresis method with electrochemical detection for the determination of nitrite in macrophage cells as an indicator of nitric oxide production
From the themed collection: Analytical Methods Recent HOT articles
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Voltammetric analysis of naringenin at a disposable pencil graphite electrode – application to polyphenol content determination in citrus juice

The electrochemical behaviour of the flavonoid naringenin (NGN) was investigated for the first time by cyclic voltammetry (CV), using a disposable electroactivated pencil graphite electrode (PGE*).

Graphical abstract: Voltammetric analysis of naringenin at a disposable pencil graphite electrode – application to polyphenol content determination in citrus juice
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Gold nanoparticle decorated multiwalled carbon nanotube modified electrodes for the electrochemical determination of theophylline

Theophylline determination at gold nanoparticle/carbon nanotube modified electrode and analysis in commercial pharmaceutical and tea samples.

Graphical abstract: Gold nanoparticle decorated multiwalled carbon nanotube modified electrodes for the electrochemical determination of theophylline
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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An alpha-fetoprotein electrochemical immunosensor based on a carbon/gold bi-nanoparticle platform

We report an electrochemical immunosensor for alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) on an immobilisation layer of carbon and gold bi-nanoparticles. XRD and immunosensor responses to 10 ng mL−1 alpha-fetoprotein: (a) GCE/antibody/BSA, (b) GCE/AuNPs/antibody/BSA, (c) GCE/CNPs/antibody/BSA, (d) GCE/CNPs/AuNPs/antibody/BSA.

Graphical abstract: An alpha-fetoprotein electrochemical immunosensor based on a carbon/gold bi-nanoparticle platform
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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A new electrochemiluminescence biosensor for the detection of glucose based on polypyrrole/polyluminol/Ni(OH)2–C3N4/glucose oxidase-modified graphite electrode

A new electrochemiluminescence (ECL) glucose biosensor based on polypyrrole/polyluminol/C3N4–Ni(OH)2/glucose oxidase (Ppy/Plu/C3N4–Ni(OH)2/GOx) was fabricated by the electropolymerization of pyrrole and luminol in acidic medium for glucose detection.

Graphical abstract: A new electrochemiluminescence biosensor for the detection of glucose based on polypyrrole/polyluminol/Ni(OH)2–C3N4/glucose oxidase-modified graphite electrode
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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A potentiometric aptasensor for carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) on graphene oxide nanosheets using catalytic recycling of DNase I with signal amplification

A label-free potentiometric aptasensing platform was designed for detection of carcinoembryonic antigen on a graphene oxide-modified electrode coupling with target recycling-assisted signal amplification.

Graphical abstract: A potentiometric aptasensor for carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) on graphene oxide nanosheets using catalytic recycling of DNase I with signal amplification
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Simultaneous determination of amlodipine and losartan using an iron metal–organic framework/mesoporous carbon nanocomposite-modified glassy carbon electrode by differential pulse voltammetry

An FeMOF/MC composite as an excellent electrocatalyst towards the simultaneous electrochemical determination of AML and LOS.

Graphical abstract: Simultaneous determination of amlodipine and losartan using an iron metal–organic framework/mesoporous carbon nanocomposite-modified glassy carbon electrode by differential pulse voltammetry
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Graphene oxide/lysine composite – a potent electron mediator for detection of diazepam

A graphene oxide/lysine (GO/lys) composite, synthesized using a very simple chemical method, has been used to modify a glassy carbon electrode for the voltammetric detection of diazepam.

Graphical abstract: Graphene oxide/lysine composite – a potent electron mediator for detection of diazepam
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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An electrochemical immunosensor based on a multiple signal amplification strategy for highly sensitive detection of prostate specific antigen

A sandwich-type electrochemical immunosensor was developed based on a multiple signal amplification strategy.

Graphical abstract: An electrochemical immunosensor based on a multiple signal amplification strategy for highly sensitive detection of prostate specific antigen
From the themed collection: Electrochemistry for health applications
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Facile and feasible conductometric immunoanalytical assay for alpha-fetoprotein using platinum-functionalized graphitic carbon nitride nanosheets

A conductometric immunoanalytical method was developed for the sensitive detection of the liver cancer biomarker (alpha-fetoprotein, AFP), using platinum (Pt)-functionalized graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) nanosheets..

Graphical abstract: Facile and feasible conductometric immunoanalytical assay for alpha-fetoprotein using platinum-functionalized graphitic carbon nitride nanosheets
From the themed collection: Analytical Methods Recent HOT articles
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About this collection

A collection of papers and reviews focussing on electrochemistry for health applications. The scope of this themed collection is intentionally broad to cover electrochemical sensing, biosensing and applications in diagnostics and monitoring and neuroelectrochemistry. This online collection is guest edited by Associate Editors C. Banks and B. Jill Venton and Reviews Editor Tony Killard.

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