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.
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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