TITLE

Miniaturisation of analytical steps: necessity and snobbism

AUTHOR(S)
Luque de Castro, M. D.; Capote, F. Priego
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Jan2008, Vol. 390 Issue 1, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors comment on the necessity of automation and miniaturization of analytical chemistry. According to the authors, the development of portable miniaturized devices has facilitated the decentralization of analyses by enabling real time, in situ, on-line, in-vivo monitoring of processes without the need for skilled operators or special equipment. They stress that miniaturization and nanotechnology have contributed enormously to the emergence and development of new research areas which have brought about true revolutions in bioanalysis.
ACCESSION #
28000685

 

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