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Sensors 2012, 12(11), 14604-14611; doi:10.3390/s121114604
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Performance of Eudragit Coated Whispering Gallery Mode Resonator-Based Immunosensors

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Received: 26 September 2012; in revised form: 24 October 2012 / Accepted: 25 October 2012 / Published: 30 October 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Italy 2012)
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Abstract: Whispering gallery mode resonators (WGMR) are an efficient tool for the realization of optical biosensors. A high Q factor preservation is a crucial requirement for good biosensor performances. In this work we present an Eudragit®L100 coated microspherical WGMR as an efficient immunosensor. The developed resonator was morphologically characterized using fluorescence microscopy. The functionalization process was tuned to preserve the high Q factor of the resonator. The protein binding assay was optically characterized in terms of specificity in buffer solution.
Keywords: whispering gallery mode resonators; immunosensors; Eudragit whispering gallery mode resonators; immunosensors; Eudragit
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Giannetti, A.; Berneschi, S.; Baldini, F.; Cosi, F.; Conti, G.N.; Soria, S. Performance of Eudragit Coated Whispering Gallery Mode Resonator-Based Immunosensors. Sensors 2012, 12, 14604-14611.

AMA Style

Giannetti A, Berneschi S, Baldini F, Cosi F, Conti GN, Soria S. Performance of Eudragit Coated Whispering Gallery Mode Resonator-Based Immunosensors. Sensors. 2012; 12(11):14604-14611.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Giannetti, Ambra; Berneschi, Simone; Baldini, Francesco; Cosi, Franco; Conti, Gualtiero N.; Soria, Silvia. 2012. "Performance of Eudragit Coated Whispering Gallery Mode Resonator-Based Immunosensors." Sensors 12, no. 11: 14604-14611.


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