Development and Evaluation of a Miniaturized Taste Sensor Chip
AbstractA miniaturized taste sensor chip was designed for use in a portable-type taste sensing system. The fabricated sensor chip (40 mm × 26 mm × 2.2 mm) has multiple taste-sensing sites consisting of a poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) hydrogel with KCl as the electrolyte layer for stability of the membrane potential and artificial lipid membranes as the taste sensing elements. The sensor responses to the standard taste substances showed high accuracy and good reproducibility, which is comparable with the performance of the sensor probe of the commercialized taste sensing system. Thus, the fabricated taste sensor chip could be used as a key element for the realization of a portable-type taste sensing system.
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Tahara, Y.; Ikeda, A.; Maehara, Y.; Habara, M.; Toko, K. Development and Evaluation of a Miniaturized Taste Sensor Chip. Sensors 2011, 11, 9878-9886.
Tahara Y, Ikeda A, Maehara Y, Habara M, Toko K. Development and Evaluation of a Miniaturized Taste Sensor Chip. Sensors. 2011; 11(10):9878-9886.Chicago/Turabian Style
Tahara, Yusuke; Ikeda, Akihiro; Maehara, Yoshihiro; Habara, Masaaki; Toko, Kiyoshi. 2011. "Development and Evaluation of a Miniaturized Taste Sensor Chip." Sensors 11, no. 10: 9878-9886.