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Chemosensors 2018, 6(1), 8; doi:10.3390/chemosensors6010008

Nitric Oxide Sensors for Biological Applications

Department of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 233 Chase Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
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Received: 19 December 2017 / Revised: 24 January 2018 / Accepted: 26 January 2018 / Published: 9 February 2018
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Nitric oxide (NO) is an essential signaling molecule within biological systems and is believed to be involved in numerous diseases. As a result of NO’s high reaction rate, the detection of the concentration of NO, let alone the presence or absence of the molecule, is extremely difficult. Researchers have developed multiple assays and probes in an attempt to quantify NO within biological solutions, each of which has advantages and disadvantages. This review highlights many of the current NO sensors, from those that are commercially available to the newest sensors being optimized in research labs, to assist in the understanding and utilization of NO sensors in biological fields. View Full-Text
Keywords: nitric oxide; sensors; biomedical engineering nitric oxide; sensors; biomedical engineering
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Iverson, N.M.; Hofferber, E.M.; Stapleton, J.A. Nitric Oxide Sensors for Biological Applications. Chemosensors 2018, 6, 8.

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