TITLE

Optical fiber-based biosensors

AUTHOR(S)
Monk, David J.; Walt, David R.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Aug2004, Vol. 379 Issue 7/8, p931
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This review outlines optical fiber-based biosensor research from January 2001 through September 2003 and was written to complement the previous review in this journal by Marazuela and Moreno-Bondi. Optical fiber-based biosensors combine the use of a biological recognition element with an optical fiber or optical fiber bundle. They are classified by the nature of the biological recognition element used for sensing: enzyme, antibody/antigen (immunoassay), nucleic acid, whole cell, and biomimetic, and may be used for a variety of analytes ranging from metals and chemicals to physiological materials.
ACCESSION #
14281861

 

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