Immobilization Techniques for Microarray: Challenges and Applications
AbstractThe highly programmable positioning of molecules (biomolecules, nanoparticles, nanobeads, nanocomposites materials) on surfaces has potential applications in the fields of biosensors, biomolecular electronics, and nanodevices. However, the conventional techniques including self-assembled monolayers fail to position the molecules on the nanometer scale to produce highly organized monolayers on the surface. The present article elaborates different techniques for the immobilization of the biomolecules on the surface to produce microarrays and their diagnostic applications. The advantages and the drawbacks of various methods are compared. This article also sheds light on the applications of the different technologies for the detection and discrimination of viral/bacterial genotypes and the detection of the biomarkers. A brief survey with 115 references covering the last 10 years on the biological applications of microarrays in various fields is also provided. View Full-Text
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Nimse, S.B.; Song, K.; Sonawane, M.D.; Sayyed, D.R.; Kim, T. Immobilization Techniques for Microarray: Challenges and Applications. Sensors 2014, 14, 22208-22229.
Nimse SB, Song K, Sonawane MD, Sayyed DR, Kim T. Immobilization Techniques for Microarray: Challenges and Applications. Sensors. 2014; 14(12):22208-22229.Chicago/Turabian Style
Nimse, Satish B.; Song, Keumsoo; Sonawane, Mukesh D.; Sayyed, Danishmalik R.; Kim, Taisun. 2014. "Immobilization Techniques for Microarray: Challenges and Applications." Sensors 14, no. 12: 22208-22229.