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Polymers 2016, 8(7), 249; doi:10.3390/polym8070249

Conducting Polymer Based Nanobiosensors

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Hazards Monitoring Bionano Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), 125 Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Korea
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Nanobiotechnology and Bioinformatics, University of Science & Technology (UST), 125 Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34144, Korea
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Academic Editors: Changsik Song and Hyeonseok Yoon
Received: 31 May 2016 / Revised: 16 June 2016 / Accepted: 17 June 2016 / Published: 30 June 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Conductive Polymers 2016)
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Abstract

In recent years, conducting polymer (CP) nanomaterials have been used in a variety of fields, such as in energy, environmental, and biomedical applications, owing to their outstanding chemical and physical properties compared to conventional metal materials. In particular, nanobiosensors based on CP nanomaterials exhibit excellent performance sensing target molecules. The performance of CP nanobiosensors varies based on their size, shape, conductivity, and morphology, among other characteristics. Therefore, in this review, we provide an overview of the techniques commonly used to fabricate novel CP nanomaterials and their biosensor applications, including aptasensors, field-effect transistor (FET) biosensors, human sense mimicking biosensors, and immunoassays. We also discuss prospects for state-of-the-art nanobiosensors using CP nanomaterials by focusing on strategies to overcome the current limitations. View Full-Text
Keywords: conducting polymer; nanobiosensors; human sense mimicking; polypyrrole; polyaniline; poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) conducting polymer; nanobiosensors; human sense mimicking; polypyrrole; polyaniline; poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)
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Park, C.S.; Lee, C.; Kwon, O.S. Conducting Polymer Based Nanobiosensors. Polymers 2016, 8, 249.

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