NanoBio Devices

A special issue of Micromachines (ISSN 2072-666X). This special issue belongs to the section "B:Biology and Biomedicine".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2023) | Viewed by 373

Special Issue Editors

School of Medical Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Interests: analytical chemistry; electrochemical biosensors; bio-MEMS; microfluidics; lab-on-a-chip
Faculty of Engineering and Design, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
Interests: lab-on-chip devices for biomedical diagnostics; bioMEMs low-cost integration technologies; electrochemical biosensors; printed bioelectronics; large area electronics
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nano–Bio devices offer fundamental knowledge, understanding, and current research progress on topics in materials chemistry, electrochemistry, nanoscience, nanotechnology, and nanobiotechnology, with applications in disease diagnosis, environmental field monitoring, food safety, and security. Over the years, there has been increasing need for the development of simple, cost-effective, portable, integrated biosensors that can be operated outside the laboratory by untrained personnel. However, to reach this goal, a reliable sensor technology based on printed electronics must be developed. Maximum conventional enzyme-based biosensors suffer from low signal amplification and complicated detection protocols. Signal amplification is an important tool for the accurate measurement of biomarkers in their very early stage. Furthermore, these fundamentally different technology platforms are currently used for the development of a point-of-care-test platform for early-stage disease detection in serum or blood (also non-invasive testing in saliva, sweat, or in urine) describing fundamental aspects, developments and their contribution to the area of biosensing, related to relevant aspects of the development of sensors. Accordingly, this Special Issue seeks to showcase research papers, communications, and review articles that focus on novel methodological developments in portable devices for simple and effective point-of-care testing for early-stage disease diagnosis before the extreme stage which can save the patient’s life.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Dr. Gorachand Dutta
Dr. Despina Moschou
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • on-site detection
  • electrochemical biosensors
  • cost effective
  • printed bioelectronics
  • Lab-on-a-chip
  • microfluidics
  • bio-MEMS

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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