Special Issue "Bioconjugate Chemistry for Biosensors"

A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374). This special issue belongs to the section "Biosensor and Bioelectronic Devices".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 267

Special Issue Editor

Group of Supramolecular Analysis at Institute of Biochemistry, Life Sciences Centre, Vilnius University, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania Department of Functional Materials and Electronics at Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Saulėtekio av. 3, LT-10257 Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; organic chemistry; self-assembled monolayers; DET-based biosensors; enzymes for non-natural chemistry; theoretical chemistry
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Bioconjugate chemistry is an interdisciplinary science field that combines organic chemistry, biochemistry, and biology. The 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry recognized the important contributions of Bertozzi, Meldal, and Sharpless in developing click chemistry and biorthogonal chemistry, which have widely been used by researchers to achieve efficient and site-selective control of bioconjugation reactions. By conjugating biological structures with electrochemically or fluorescently active groups, new possibilities for bioimaging and applications of biosensors are created. Therefore, the functionalization of biomolecules, such as enzymes, antibodies, DNA, and RNA, as sensitive biological recognition elements for biosensors is a promising approach to improving biosensor technology.

We welcome submissions of research articles and reviews to this Special Issue of the open access Biosensors journal, which is ranked Q1 in the categories of Analytical Chemistry and Instruments & Instrumentation. We encourage the submission of recent discoveries and improvements in bioconjugate chemistry for biosensors, including works related to bio-organic, organic and analytic chemistry, biochemistry, electrochemistry, and spectroscopy. This Special Issue of Biosensors will showcase the latest progress and unique advantages in these areas.

Dr. Gintautas Bagdžiūnas
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • bioconjugate chemistry
  • bio-organic chemistry
  • biomaterials
  • functionalization of biomolecules
  • enzyme engineering
  • biological imaging
  • amperometric/potentiometric biosensors
  • optical biosensors

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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