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A SWNT-Based Sensor for Detecting Human Blood Alcohol Concentration [chapter]

H. Leng, Y. Lin
2009 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
This paper was focused on the theoretical models and design of carbon nanotube based alcohol sensors.  ...  Alcohol sensors are needed to manage the risk and effect of alcohol use to human health and performance.  ...  Shih-Chi Liu for his kind support to this research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02427-6_14 fatcat:w3dmnbsv6jaizo2gumbpivynyu

Nano Aptasensor for Protective Antigen Toxin of Anthrax

Lakshmi N. Cella, Pablo Sanchez, Wenwan Zhong, Nosang V. Myung, Wilfred Chen, Ashok Mulchandani
2010 Analytical Chemistry  
The aptasensor was also highly selective for PA toxin with no interference from human and bovine serum albumin, demonstrating it as a potential tool for rapid and point-of-care diagnosis for anthrax.  ...  We demonstrate a highly sensitive nano aptasensor for anthrax toxin through the detection of its polypeptide entity, protective antigen (PA toxin) using a PA toxin ssDNA aptamer functionalized single-walled  ...  The later demonstrated the potential for electrical detection of PA toxin using a simple SWNTs-based chemiresistive aptasensor.  ... 
doi:10.1021/ac902791q pmid:20136122 pmcid:PMC2930939 fatcat:erquslenurd6pbi5mlvteqkd7e

On-chip highly sensitive saliva glucose sensing using multilayer films composed of single-walled carbon nanotubes, gold nanoparticles, and glucose oxidase

Wenjun Zhang, Yunqing Du, Ming L. Wang
2015 Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research  
It is very important for human health to rapidly and accurately detect glucose levels in biological environments, especially for diabetes mellitus.  ...  A working (sensor) electrode, a counter electrode, and a reference electrode are integrated on a single chip through micro-fabrication.  ...  It is currently used as a disposable nano-biosensor for glucose detection with the sensor electrode functionalized with SWNT and multilayered film composed of CS-GNp-GOx.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbsr.2015.04.006 fatcat:ri256xeiwnfevambfmfrnyytdy

An Overview of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene for Biosensing Applications

Zanzan Zhu
2017 Nano-Micro Letters  
Although CNTs and graphene have led to some groundbreaking discoveries, challenges are still remained and the state-of-the-art sensors are far from a practical application.  ...  With the development of carbon nanomaterials in recent years, there has been an explosion of interests in using carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene for developing new biosensors.  ...  concentrations. The proposed aptasensor was further used to detect Pb 2? in real blood sample from children.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40820-017-0128-6 pmid:30393720 pmcid:PMC6199032 fatcat:adi64gkx7fhg5n43r4hrrakshq

Electrochemical processes and mechanistic aspects of field-effect sensors for biomolecules

Weiguo Huang, Abdou Karim Diallo, Jennifer L. Dailey, Kalpana Besar, Howard E. Katz
2015 Journal of Materials Chemistry C  
Electronic biosensing is a leading technology for determining concentrations of biomolecules.  ...  J.L.D. acknowledges the National Science Foundation for a Graduate Fellowship.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the Flextech Alliance and the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research for support of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c5tc00755k pmid:29238595 pmcid:PMC5724786 fatcat:dlpygin72zd57o4l6tyru4gqje

DNA decorated carbon nanotube sensors on CMOS circuitry for environmental monitoring

Yu Liu, Chia-Ling Chen, V. Agarwal, Xinghui Li, S. Sonkusale, Mehmet R. Dokmeci, Ming L. Wang, Masayoshi Tomizuka
2010 Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010  
This thesis is dedicated to my parents, family and friends who taught me that love is an endless source of energy ABSTRACT As a one dimensional material, a Single-walled Carbon Nanotube (SWNT) is made  ...  With a diameter of 1~2 nm, the SWNTs exhibit many unique properties, such as high aspect ratios, ballistic carrier transport, high mechanical strength and thermal stability.  ...  Recently, Takeo and collaborators have developed a SWNT based strain sensor by stacking multiple SWNT thin films into a highly densely package nanotube mattress and applied the sensor for detecting human  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.848859 fatcat:t57q3eitxbhcnjqeonzsq5ai6a

Smart sensors/actuators for biomedical applications: Review

J. Ponmozhi, Clara Frias, Torres Marques, O. Frazão
2012 Measurement (London)  
This paper reflects on review of smart sensor activities for biomedical applications.  ...  The rise of biotechnology has provided innovative development of new therapies and detection methods for life threatening diseases.  ...  A SWNT forest and 5 nm glutathione protected gold nanoparticles were used for developing an electrochemical immunosensors for the measurement of human cancer biomarker interleukin-6 [76] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.measurement.2012.02.006 fatcat:i6c3xpgcevhtrcclofqmdd6o7m

Applications and Advances in Bioelectronic Noses for Odour Sensing

Tran Dung, Yunkwang Oh, Seon-Jin Choi, Il-Doo Kim, Min-Kyu Oh, Moonil Kim
2018 Sensors  
Because of its ability to mimic biological olfaction, a bio-inspired electronic nose has been used to detect a variety of important compounds in complex environments.  ...  Recently, biosensor systems have been introduced that combine nanoelectronic technology and olfactory receptors themselves as a source of capturing elements for biosensing.  ...  Synthetic polypeptide molecules were attached on a QCM electrode and the olfactory receptor-based synthetic polypeptide sensor was evaluated for detecting acetic acid in low concentrations at 10-100 ppm  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18010103 pmid:29301263 pmcid:PMC5795383 fatcat:4cxdx5pnkzcabi47cwgntre5c4

Review on carbon-derived, solid-state, micro and nano sensors for electrochemical sensing applications

Anjum Qureshi, Weng P. Kang, Jimmy L. Davidson, Yasar Gurbuz
2009 Diamond and related materials  
Recently, a CNT sensor based fast diagnosis method using non-treated blood assay has been developed for specific detection of hepatitis B virus (HBV) (human liver diseases, such as chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis  ...  as transducer material for the detection of pH and penicillin concentration.  ...  CNT sensor based fast diagnosis method using non-treated blood assay has been developed for specific detection of HBV.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.diamond.2009.09.008 fatcat:ojaenexl65eolds4fxmhepgjvq

Carbon nanotube biosensors

Carmen-Mihaela Tîlmaciu, May C. Morris
2015 Frontiers in Chemistry  
biosensing applications, and in particular detection of cancer biomarkers.  ...  Here we provide a comprehensive review on these carbon nanostructures, in which we describe their structural and physical properties, functionalization and cellular uptake, biocompatibility, and toxicity  ...  A vertically aligned carbon nanotube-based impedimetric biosensor was fabricated through a photolithography process on Ni/SiO 2 /Si layers for the detection of SW48 cells, isolated from grade IV human  ... 
doi:10.3389/fchem.2015.00059 pmid:26579509 pmcid:PMC4621484 fatcat:ewb3c3svivdcznmjkb3odtafki

Trends and Perspectives in Immunosensors [chapter]

Caroline Viguier, Carol Crean, Richard O'Kennedy
2012 Antibodies Applications and New Developments  
The transducers detect, for example, the change in electron transfer, absorbance, fluorescence, refractive index, mass change or heat transfer as the antibody binds to the antigen of interest.  ...  into a physical signal.  ...  QD sensors have great potential as a diagnostic tool for prostate cancer detection with an LOD of 0.25 ng mL -1 in human serum samples.  ... 
doi:10.2174/978160805264611201010184 fatcat:nj7cxpykkncmnlugwa6qj2nyfy

The Novel Design of Nano Electromechanical Sensor for Gas and Liquid Detection

sayed mohamad husain ranjbaran, Mohsen Karamirad
2019 Micro & Nano Letters  
The novel gas and liquid nanoelectromechanical sensor based on carbon nanotube (CNT) is presented.  ...  The results of this research can be used in designing innovative sensors for various applications.  ...  If cold water is chosen for sensor base material, sensor sensitivity in the 191 MHz and 10 ppm of the other liquids concentration are about 26.8% for human blood, 72.6% for ethyl alcohol and 96% for carbon  ... 
doi:10.1049/mnl.2018.5555 fatcat:2lumnkr4undjjdooaubutqx3lu

Sensors and sensor arrays based on conjugated polymers and carbon nanotubes

Liming Dai, Prabhu Soundarrajan, Taehyung Kim
2002 Pure and Applied Chemistry  
This article provides a status review on the research and development of sensors and sensor arrays based on conjugated polymers and carbon nanotubes.  ...  The need for cheaper, faster, and more accurate measurements has been a driving force for the development of new sensing devices.  ...  The linear relationship extends to the glucose concentration as high as 20 mM, which is higher than 15 mM typically for the detection of blood glucose in practice [41] .  ... 
doi:10.1351/pac200274091753 fatcat:pi7ssw765bhzjknoydm4k742qq

Coating-Based Quartz Crystal Microbalance Detection Methods of Environmentally Relevant Volatile Organic Compounds

Rocío L. Pérez, Caitlan E. Ayala, Jong-Yoon Park, Jin-Woo Choi, Isiah M. Warner
2021 Chemosensors  
In this review, we summarize and analyze applications of QCM devices for the development of sensor arrays aimed at the detection of environmentally relevant VOCs.  ...  Herein, we also summarize applications of a variety of coatings, e.g., polymers, macrocycles, and ionic liquids that have been used and reported in the literature for surface modification in order to enhance  ...  For this reason, the development of sensor-based methods employing electrical systems based on the human nose, or electronic noses, for the detection of VOCs has gained interest in the scientific community  ... 
doi:10.3390/chemosensors9070153 fatcat:kfvbjia5xresrkm3dw7l7ydfau

An On-Chip Disposable Salivary Glucose Sensor for Diabetes Control

Yunqing Du, Wenjun Zhang, Ming L. Wang
2016 Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology  
Self-management of blood glucose (BG) is considered a norm for diabetes control.  ...  In this work, a clinical study of 10 healthy subjects was conducted to determine the potential usefulness of salivary glucose (SG) sensors for glycemic control.  ...  The authors are grateful for the volunteers who participated in the clinical studies.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1932296816642251 pmid:27053256 pmcid:PMC5094318 fatcat:7ohkodt5rnaxdedlah2c3wgoyi
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