Over the past 20 years, the field of biosensor research has had a significant impact in both laboratory research and the commercial sector. Over that period, biosensors have revolutionized the care and management of diabetes and have had important impacts in several other areas of clinical diagnostics. Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific have all seen the rise of small and medium sized companies seeking technical and application niches in the manufacture or use of biosensors. The current activity in both gene and protein 'biochips' can be seen as the latest set of tools that allow users who are not analytical science practitioners to make technically complex and reliable biological weapons and the need for their rapid and reliable detection will need to be met by devices that have many characteristics in common with biosensors.
This book provides a practical introduction to the many skills needed in the highly interdisciplinary field of biosensor technology. Edited by two internationally renowned experts in this field, it draws together contributions from active researchers in Europe, North America and Asia who describe how to implement techniques as diverse as protein engineering, optical and electrochemical instrumentation, single cell electrophysiology, screen printing and numerical modelling in the context of producing biosensors for both laboratory and commercial applications. As well as the many detailed protocols and experimental tips, the book also offers an overview of current research in this area as well as pointers to its further directions. The diversity of topics covered means that it will be suitable both for those already active in the area who wish to expand their repertoire of experimental tools and for those who are just starting out in biosensors research.
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Professor JM Cooper FRSE Professor of Bioelectronics, University of Glasgow Department of Electronics Rankine Building University Of Glasgow Glasgow, G12 8LT 01413304931 01413306010 email@example.com Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Visiting Professor Tokyo Institute of Technology, Editor of "Nanobiotechnology"member of the Editorial Boards of "Biosensors and Bioelectronics" and Chemical Communications Professor AEG Cass FRSC Professor of Chemical Biology, Imperial College London Department of Biological Sciences Biochemistry Building Imperial College London South Kensington Campus London SW7 2AZ 02075945195 02072250960 firstname.lastname@example.org Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Awarded the Mullard Medal of the Royal Society, Visiting Professor Chinese Academy of Sciences, member of the Editorial Boards of "Biosensors and Bioelectronics" and "Nanobiotechnology"Review:
... written by well-known researchers in the field. A strength of the book is that it features topical technologies, such as redox hydrogels, oligonucleotide sensitive electrodes, ion channels and protein engineering, but has not forgotten what has made biosensors the commercial success they are today ... easy to read, but provides sufficient depth to keep experienced researchers interested. Chemistry & Industry
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Descripción Oxford University Press, USA, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0199638462
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0199638462
Descripción Oxford University Press, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 199638462