Biosensors 2013, 3(1), 116-119; doi:10.3390/bios3010116

Special Issue on Organic Electronic Bio-Devices

Received: 25 February 2013; Accepted: 27 February 2013 / Published: 28 February 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Organic Electronic Bio-Devices)
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Abstract: The aim of the present editorial is to briefly summarize the current scientific and technological accomplishments in the field of organic electronic biosensors as described in the articles published in this Special Issue. By definition, a biosensor is a robust analytical device that combines a biological recognition element (e.g., antibodies, enzymes, cells) with a transducer. Organic electronic bio-devices are considered as potentially reliable substitutes of conventional and rather expensive analytical techniques employed for several applications such as medical diagnosis, food safety and environment pollution monitoring. Some insights into the selection and immobilization of recognition elements, signal amplification, fabrication techniques and analytical performance of biosensing devices will be presented.
Keywords: organic bioelectronics; biomimetic strategies; isothermal amplification methods; paper electronics; barrier tissue; immunoassays; microfibers; conducting polymers
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Torsi, L. Special Issue on Organic Electronic Bio-Devices. Biosensors 2013, 3, 116-119.

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