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Biosensors for Inorganic and Organic Arsenicals

Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
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Biosensors 2014, 4(4), 494-512;
Received: 24 October 2014 / Revised: 11 November 2014 / Accepted: 17 November 2014 / Published: 25 November 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biosensors in Environmental Studies)
Arsenic is a natural environmental contaminant to which humans are routinely exposed and is strongly associated with human health problems, including cancer, cardiovascular and neurological diseases. To date, a number of biosensors for the detection of arsenic involving the coupling of biological engineering and electrochemical techniques has been developed. The properties of whole-cell bacterial or cell-free biosensors are summarized in the present review with emphasis on their sensitivity and selectivity. Their limitations and future challenges are highlighted. View Full-Text
Keywords: arsenite; monosodium methylarsenate (MSMA) herbicide; methylarsenite (MAs(III)); roxarsone (Rox(V)); reduced roxarsone (Rox(III)) arsenite; monosodium methylarsenate (MSMA) herbicide; methylarsenite (MAs(III)); roxarsone (Rox(V)); reduced roxarsone (Rox(III))
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Chen, J.; Rosen, B.P. Biosensors for Inorganic and Organic Arsenicals. Biosensors 2014, 4, 494-512.

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Chen J, Rosen BP. Biosensors for Inorganic and Organic Arsenicals. Biosensors. 2014; 4(4):494-512.

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Chen, Jian; Rosen, Barry P. 2014. "Biosensors for Inorganic and Organic Arsenicals" Biosensors 4, no. 4: 494-512.

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