About Biosensors


Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374) provides an advanced forum for studies related to the science and technology of biosensors and biosensing. It publishes original research papers, comprehensive reviews and communications. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Electronic files and software regarding the full details of the calculation or experimental procedure, if unable to be published in a normal way, can be deposited as supplementary electronic material.


The journal covers all aspects of biosensing. The scope includes but is not limited to the following:

Sensors incorporating:

  • enzymes
  • antibodies
  • nucleic acids
  • whole cells
  • tissues and organelles
  • other biological or biologically inspired components

These biological recognition elements should be retained in close spatial contact with transducers including those based on the following principles:

  • electrochemical
  • optical
  • piezoelectric
  • thermal
  • magnetic
  • micromechanical

The journal will include a variety of subjects, including:

  • DNA chips
  • lab-on-a-chip technology
  • microfluidic devices
  • nanobiosensors and nanotechnology used in biosensors
  • biosensor fabrication
  • biomaterials
  • biosensor interfaces and membrane technology
  • in vitro and in vivo applications
  • instrumentation, signal treatment and uncertainty estimation in biosensors
The scope will encompass biosensors for applications in:
  • medicine
  • biomedical research
  • environment
  • security and defence
  • food
  • process industries
  • drug discovery

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