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Sensors 2010, 10(5), 4855-4886; doi:10.3390/s100504855
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A Comprehensive Review of Glucose Biosensors Based on Nanostructured Metal-Oxides

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Received: 11 March 2010; in revised form: 7 April 2010 / Accepted: 15 April 2010 / Published: 12 May 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Metal-Oxide Based Nanosensors)
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Abstract: Nanotechnology has opened new and exhilarating opportunities for exploring glucose biosensing applications of the newly prepared nanostructured materials. Nanostructured metal-oxides have been extensively explored to develop biosensors with high sensitivity, fast response times, and stability for the determination of glucose by electrochemical oxidation. This article concentrates mainly on the development of different nanostructured metal-oxide [such as ZnO, Cu(I)/(II) oxides, MnO2, TiO2, CeO2, SiO2, ZrO2, and other metal-oxides] based glucose biosensors. Additionally, we devote our attention to the operating principles (i.e., potentiometric, amperometric, impedimetric and conductometric) of these nanostructured metal-oxide based glucose sensors. Finally, this review concludes with a personal prospective and some challenges of these nanoscaled sensors.
Keywords: nanostructured metal-oxides; glucose biosensor; electrochemical principles; enzymatic sensor; nonenzymatic sensor nanostructured metal-oxides; glucose biosensor; electrochemical principles; enzymatic sensor; nonenzymatic sensor
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Rahman, M.M.; Ahammad, A.J.S.; Jin, J.-H.; Ahn, S.J.; Lee, J.-J. A Comprehensive Review of Glucose Biosensors Based on Nanostructured Metal-Oxides. Sensors 2010, 10, 4855-4886.

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Rahman MM, Ahammad AJS, Jin J-H, Ahn SJ, Lee J-J. A Comprehensive Review of Glucose Biosensors Based on Nanostructured Metal-Oxides. Sensors. 2010; 10(5):4855-4886.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Rahman, Md. Mahbubur; Ahammad, A. J. Saleh; Jin, Joon-Hyung; Ahn, Sang Jung; Lee, Jae-Joon. 2010. "A Comprehensive Review of Glucose Biosensors Based on Nanostructured Metal-Oxides." Sensors 10, no. 5: 4855-4886.


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