Enhancing the blood compatibility of ion-selective electrodes

Gavalas, Vasilis G.; Berrocal, Maria J.; Bachas, Leonidas G.
December 2005
Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry;Dec2005, Vol. 384 Issue 1, p65
Academic Journal
In vivo monitoring of various analytes is important for many bioanalytical and biomedical applications. The crucial challenge in this type of applications is the interaction of the sensor with the host environment, which is qualitatively described by the term biocompatibility. This review discusses recent advances in methods and materials used for the improvement of the biocompatibility of ion-selective electrodes especially as it relates to their interaction with blood components.


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