Commercial Biosensors and Their Applications: Clinical, Food, and Beyond offers professionals an in-depth look at some of the most significant applications of commercially available biosensor-based instrumentation in the clinical, food quality control, bioprocess monitoring, and bio threat fields. Featuring contributions by an international team of scientists, this book provides readers with an unparalleled opportunity to see how their colleagues around the world are using these powerful tools. This book is an indispensable addition to the reference libraries of biosensor technologists, analytical chemists, clinical chemists, biochemists, physicians, medical doctors, engineers, and clinical biochemists.
The book discusses the need for portable, rapid, and smart biosensing devices and their use as cost-effective, in situ, real-time analytical tools in a variety of fields.
- Devotes several chapters to applications of biosensors to clinical samples, exploring how biosensors are currently used for in-home diabetes monitoring, point-of-care diagnostics, non-invasive sensing, and biomedical research
- Includes a section on food applications covering how biosensors can detect genetically modified organisms, toxins, allergens, hormones, microorganisms, species-specificity, pesticides, insecticides, and related components
- Discusses nanobiosensor and applications, including a chapter on nanotechnological approaches and materials in commercial biosensors
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1. Introduction to commercial biosensors
Part 1: Clinical Applications 2. Personal blood glucose analysers 3. Applications to hormones, metabolites and others 4. Overview of commercial biosensors developed for diagnosis of cancers and other diseases 5. Commercial biosensors for pathogens 6. Paper-based devices 7. Non-invasive biosensors in clinical applications
Part 2: Food Applications 8. Commercial Biosensors for detection of food additives, contaminants, and pathogens 9. Bioassays and biosensors for food analysis: focus on allergens and food packaging
Part 3: Bioprocess Monitoring Applications 10. Bioprocess monitoring by biosensor based technologies
Part 4: Biothreat Applications 11. Biosensors commercial off-the-shelf in biological warfare attack
Part 5: Nanobiosensor Applications 12. Nanotechnological approaches and materials in commercial biosensors 13. Conclusion and future perspectives
Mustafa Kemal Sezgintürk is a Professor in the Bioengineering Department at the University of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart, where he has been a faculty member since 2016. Sezgintürk completed his M.Sc. in 2002 and his PhD. in 2007, both in the Biochemistry Department at Ege University. His research interests lie in the area of biochemistry, biosensors, cancer biomarkers, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, enzymology, and protein purification and characterization. Professor Sezgintürk has more than 90 publications and his works are referred to over 1900 times in refereed journals in the field of biosensors. He has supervised 5 PhD students and 11 Master dissertations in Turkey. Professor Sezgintürk also successfully coordinated several scientific projects such as TÜBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), and BAP (Projects of Scientific Investigation). In 2016, he won the Award for Outstanding Young Scientist (Turkish Academy of Sciences-GEBIP), a prestigious scientific award.