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Smart Biosensor Technology

2nd Edition

Edited by George K. Knopf, Amarjeet S. Bassi

CRC Press

577 pages | 323 B/W Illus.

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Description

Based on the success of the first edition, this second edition continuesto build upon fundamental principles of biosensor design and incorporates recent advances in intelligent materials and novel fabrication techniques for a broad range of real world applications. The book provides a multi-disciplinary focus to capture the ever-expanding field of biosensors.

Smart Biosensor Technology, Second Edition includescontributions from leading specialists in a wide variety of fields with a common focus on smart biosensor design. With 21 chapters organized in five parts, this compendium covers the fundamentals of smart biosensor technology, important issues related to material design and selection, principles of biosensor design and fabrication, advances in bioelectronics, and a look at specific applications related to pathogen detection, toxicity monitoring, microfluidics and healthcare.

Features

  • Provides a solid background in the underlying principles of biosensor design and breakthrough technologies for creating more intelligent biosensors
  • Focusses on material design and selection including cutting-edge developments in carbon nanotubes, polymer nanowires, and porous silicon
  • Examines machine learning and introduces concepts such as DNA-based molecular computing for smart biosensor function
  • Explores the principles of bioelectronics and nerve cell microelectrode arrays for creating novel transducers and physiological biosensors
  • Devotes several chapters to biosensors developed to detect and monitor a variety of toxins and pathogens
  • Offers expert opinions on the future directions, challenges and opportunities in the field

Table of Contents

Section I: Overview and Fundamentals

1. Introduction to Biosensors and Bioelectronics

[George K. Knopf and Amarjeet S. Bassi]

2. Toward Understanding the Intelligent Properties of Biological Macromolecules: Implications for Their Design into Biosensors

[Kenneth A. Marx]

Section II: Material Design and Selection

3. Molecular Film–Assembled Detection System for Biosensors by Layer-by-Layer Adsorption

[Shin-ichiro Suye, Haitao Zheng, and Hiroaki Sakamoto]

4. Nanotubes and Nanowires for Biosensing: From Basic Science to Applications

[Xueliang Sun and Chen-Zhong Li]

5. Conducting Polymer Nanowire-Based Bio-Field Effect Transistor for Label-Free Detection

[Adam K. Wanekaya, Wilfred Chen, Nosang V. Myung, and Ashok Mulchandani]

6. Optical Methods of Single Molecule Detection and Applications in Biosensors

[Anna Shahmuradyan and Ulrich J. Krull]

Section III: Biosensor Design and Fabrication

7. Porous Silicon in Biosensing Applications

[Benjamin L. Miller]

8. The Challenge of Human Skin: Engineering the Biotic/Abiotic Interface

[Puneet Khanna, Steven Hoath, Rod Smallwood, and Shekhar Bhansali]

9. Nanoscale Optical Biosensors and Biochips for Cellular Diagnostics

[Eric R. Languirand, Daniel S. Kazal, Steven A. Lowery, and Brian M. Cullum]

10. Molecular Computing for Construction of Smart Biosensors from Deoxyribonucleic Acid–Based Logic Gates

[Bradley I. Harding and Joanne MacDonald]

Section IV: Bioelectronics

11. High Information Content Physiological Biosensors: Nerve Cell Networks on Microelectrode Arrays

[Guenter W. Gross, Joseph J. Pancrazio, and Kamakshi Gopal]

12. Bacteriorhodopsin Protein: From a Biological Proton Pump to Functionalizing Photo-Electro-Chemical Transducers

[Khaled M. Al-Aribe]

13. Color-Sensitive Biosensors for Imaging Applications

[Lasse Lensu, Michael Frydrych, Jussi Parkkinen, Sinikka Parkkinen, and Timo Jaaskelainen]

14. Printable Electronics for Biosensing

[Dogan Sinar]

15. Passive Biosensors for Flexible Hybrid-Printed Electronic Systems

[Christian Fayomi, Herve Achigui Facpong, and Gordon W. Roberts]

Section V: Applications in Detection and Monitoring

16. Optical Biosensors in Foodborne Pathogen Detection

[Atul K. Singh and Arun K. Bhunia]

17. Multiarray Biosensors for Toxicity Monitoring

[Omowunmi A. Sadik, Silvana Andreescu, and Jason Karasinski]

18. Biosensors for the Detection of Emerging Plants and Animals Fungal Pathogens

[Roland Miller, Idris Yazgan, and Omowunmi A. Sadik]

19. Droplet Microfluidics

[Xiaoming Chen and Carolyn L. Ren]

20. Battery-Free Wireless Sensors for Healthcare and Food Quality Monitoring

[Bradley D. Nelson, Salil Sidharthan Karipott, Samerender Nagam Hanumantharao, Smitha Rao, and Keat Ghee Ong]

21. Perspectives on the Future of Biosensor Technology

[Amarjeet S. Bassi and George K. Knopf]

About the Editors

George K. Knopf is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering at the University of Western Ontario (Canada). His areas of expertise and research interest include intelligent systems for design, laser microfabrication, micro-optics, optical microactuators, biosensors and bioelectronic imaging arrays.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC064000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Sensors