Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) – review and classification of methods for sequence-specific detection
This comprehensive review provides a systematic classification and a comparative evaluation of current sequence-specific detection methods for LAMP.
Methods to probe the formation of biofilms: applications in foods and related surfaces
Biofilms of bacteria affect product quality and safety of food.
Review of 3D cell culture with analysis in microfluidic systems
A review with 105 references that analyzes the emerging research area of 3D cell culture in microfluidic platforms with integrated detection schemes.
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.
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.
Quantum dot probes for cellular analysis
Highly fluorescent and robust semiconductor nanocrystals (known as quantum dots or QDs) play a pivotal role in biological applications.
Sampling, isolating and identifying microplastics ingested by fish and invertebrates
Microplastic debris (<5 mm) is a prolific environmental pollutant, found worldwide in marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. This review assesses the numerous different methods used to identify microplastics ingested by marine organisms.
About this collection
A collection of recent Open Access reviews published in Analytical Methods.