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Editors: Yogeswaran Umasankar; S. Ashok Kumar; Shen-Ming Chen (National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan)
Book Description:
Electrochemical biosensors are portable devices that permit rapid analysis of substances. They are most useful in detection and monitoring of biological, chemical and toxic agents. Briefly, with the help of transducer, the generated electrical signals from the responses to change in the bioactive layers are used for the interpretation. Similarly, nanomaterials have number of features that make them ideally suited for sensor applications, such as, its high surface area, high reactivity, easy dispersability and rapid fabrication. This collected work composed of the expert knowledge of many specialists in the construction and use of electrochemical biosensors made of nanostructured materials. This includes nanomaterials such as dendrimers, polymers, nanoparticles, nanotubes, oxides, enzymes and their hybrids as catalyst for various sensors such as glucose sensors, DNA sensors, neurotransmitters sensors, etc. This collected work provides new methodological advancements related to and correlated with the measurement of interested species in biomedical samples. Many studies are also included to illustrate the range of application and importance of the electrochemical biosensors. This provides the unique opportunity for readers to choice a new methods and applications of new electrochemical biosensors.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Dendrimers in electrochemical biosensors, pp. 1-37
(Ramiah Saraswathi, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai India; Shen-Ming Chen, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan)

Chapter 2: Functionalisation of polyaniline nanomaterials for amperometric biosensing, pp. 39-63
(Tesfaye T. Waryo, Everlyn A. Songa, Mangaka C. Matoetoe, et al.
University of the Western Cape, Republic of South Africa)

Chapter 3: Metal nanoparticles embedded polymer matrix modified electrodes for direct electrocatalysis and electrochemical sensor, pp. 65-95
Ramasamy Ramaraj, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India)

Chapter 4: Gold nanoparticles modified electrodes for biosensors, pp. 97-128
(A. Sivanesan and S. Abraham John, Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram, India)

Chapter 5: Wet chemical deposition of metal nanoparticles and metal oxide nanostructured films on electrode surfaces for bioelectroanalysis, pp. 129-152
Jingdong Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan China; Munetaka Oyama, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto, Japan)

Chapter 6: Biosensor fabrication based on metal oxides nanomaterials, pp. 153-212
(Abdollah Salimi, Rahman Hallaj and Abdollah Noorbakhash, University of Kurdistan Sanandaj, Iran; Saied Soltanian, University of Kurdistan, P.O. Box 416, Sanandaj, Iran)

Chapter 7: Recent advances in nano-structrured metal oxides based electrochemical biosensors for clinical diagnostics, pp. 213-237
(Anees A Ansari, Pratima R. Solanki, A. Kaushik, et al., Biomolecular Electronics & Conducting Polymer Research Group, National Physical Laboratory)

Chapter 8: Construction of nano-array electrode material for amperometric detection application, pp. 239-259
(Yibing Xie, Southeast University, China)

Chapter 9: Anodic TiO2: Fabrication, current applications and future perspectives, pp. 261-284
(Haitao Huang, Guoge Zhang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, China; Haichao Liang and Limin Zhou, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, China)

Chapter 10: Acetylcholinesterase - nano materials hybrid sensors for the detection of organophosphorous and carbamate pesticides, pp. 285-301
(Periasamy Arun Prakash, Yogeswaran Umasankar, Shen-Ming Chen*
Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology, No.1, Section 3, Chung-Hsaio East Road, Taipei, Taiwan 106 (ROC).)

Chapter 11: Novel mesoporous silicas as electrochemical biosensors, pp. 303-316
(Jian-Shan Ye and Xue-Ling Li, South China University of Technology, Wushan, Guangzhou P. R. China; Fwu-Shan Sheu, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Chapter 12: Electrochemical detection of neurotransmitters at structurally small electrodes, pp. 317-337
(Shaneel Chandra, Danny K.Y.Wong, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia)

Index pp.339-361

      Nanotechnology Science and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 361.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-706-4
   Status: AV
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