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Electrochemical Immuno- and Aptasensors for Mycotoxin Determination

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A.M. Butlerov’ Chemistry Institute of Kazan Federal University, 18 Kremlevskaya Street, 420008 Kazan, Russia
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Department of Nuclear Physics and Biophysics, Comenius University, Mlynska dolina F1, 842 48 Bratislava, Slovakia
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Chemosensors 2019, 7(1), 10; https://doi.org/10.3390/chemosensors7010010
Received: 31 January 2019 / Revised: 24 February 2019 / Accepted: 26 February 2019 / Published: 4 March 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Chemical Sensors for Heavy Metals/Toxin Detection)
Modern analysis of food and feed is mostly focused on development of fast and reliable portable devices intended for field applications. In this review, electrochemical biosensors based on immunological reactions and aptamers are considered in the determination of mycotoxins as one of most common contaminants able to negatively affect human health. The characteristics of biosensors are considered from the point of view of general principles of bioreceptor implementation and signal transduction providing sub-nanomolar detection limits of mycotoxins. Moreover, the modern trends of bioreceptor selection and modification are discussed as well as future trends of biosensor development for mycotoxin determination are considered. View Full-Text
Keywords: biosensor; immunosensor; DNA sensor; aptasensor; immunoassay; mycotoxin determination biosensor; immunosensor; DNA sensor; aptasensor; immunoassay; mycotoxin determination
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Evtugyn, G.; Hianik, T. Electrochemical Immuno- and Aptasensors for Mycotoxin Determination. Chemosensors 2019, 7, 10.

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