Biosensors Based on Conducting Electroactive Polymers

Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Sean Brahim, Ann M. Wilson

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Abstract

Biosensors are bioanalytical systems defined by their integration of appropriate levels of sample handling, biotransduction, instrumentation, and information output. Such systems have as their purpose the reporting of, through measurement or monitoring, the chemical potential energy of a targeted analyte. The biosensor measures or monitors then generates analytically useful data in an information context. Central to the biosensor system, and indeed defining over other bioanalytical systems, is the use of a biotransducer. The biotransducer is a device that converts the concentration of the target analyte into a proportionate measurable signal via an intimate combination of a biological recognition system and a physicochemical transducer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConjugated Polymers
Subtitle of host publicationProcessing and Applications
PublisherCRC Press
Pages12-1-12-45
Volume2
ISBN (Electronic)9781420095296
ISBN (Print)1420043609, 9781420043600
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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