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Biosensors 2018, 8(3), 59;

Nanoscale Biosensors Based on Self-Propelled Objects

Department of Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Alcalá, E-28871 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Chemical Research Institute “Andrés M. del Río”, University of Alcala, E-28871 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Received: 25 May 2018 / Revised: 15 June 2018 / Accepted: 19 June 2018 / Published: 25 June 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Micro and Nanoscale Biosensors)
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This review provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments (2016–2018 period) in the nano and micromotors field for biosensing applications. Nano and micromotor designs, functionalization, propulsion modes and transduction mechanism are described. A second important part of the review is devoted to novel in vitro and in vivo biosensing schemes. The potential and future prospect of such moving nanoscale biosensors are given in the conclusions. View Full-Text
Keywords: micromotor; nanomotor; biosensing micromotor; nanomotor; biosensing

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