"Journal of Biosensors & Bioelectronics is one of the top leading journals in biosensors. The Journal provides the quality articles after a complete peer-review process, reviewed by minimum two reviewers of related field and accepted by the editor-in-chief of the journal. optical biosensors are simple to fabricate, easy to use, and suitable for on-site detection. In this study, several optical biosensors including sol-gel based and core-shell type biosensors have been developed for detection of environmental contaminants in the different media. The combination of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and microfluidic devices has been developed for rapid and sensitive detection of organophosphorus pesticides from vegetables. The residual concentrations of pesticides could be obtained within 10 min and the limits of detection were 0.5 mg/L for carbofuran and 0.025 mg/L for chlorpyrifos, which is comparable with the Rapid Bioassy for Pesticide Residues method.
Title: Development of optical biosensors for rapid detection of toxic contaminants from different environmental media
Author: Ruey-an Doong
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Last date updated on June, 2014