Special Issue "Electrochemical Sensing Platforms for Food, Drug and Health Safety"

A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374). This special issue belongs to the section "Biosensor and Bioelectronic Devices".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2024 | Viewed by 156

Special Issue Editor

Department of Physical Chemistry University of Bucharest, 030018-Bucharest, Romania
Interests: electrochemical biosensors; surface plasmon resonance biosensors; homogenous catalysis; reaction kinetics; self-assembled monolayers; surface coatings
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Electrochemical platforms are emerging as powerful tools for various applications in the fields of food, drug, and health. These platforms rely on the principles of electrochemistry to detect and quantify target analytes in complex matrices such as food, drugs, and biological fluids. They offer several advantages, such as high sensitivity, selectivity, and a rapid response time. In the food industry, electrochemical platforms can be used for detecting contaminants, such as pesticides, heavy metals, and foodborne pathogens, ensuring the safety and quality of food products. In the food industry, electrochemical platforms can be used for detecting contaminants, such as pesticides, heavy metals, and foodborne pathogens, ensuring the safety and quality of food products. In the pharmaceutical industry, electrochemical platforms can be used for drug discovery, drug delivery, and monitoring drug efficacy. In the healthcare industry, electrochemical platforms can be used for disease diagnosis, monitoring biomarkers, and personalized medicine. Electrochemical platforms based on organic–inorganic hetero-nano-interfaces represent a promising avenue in the development of highly sensitive and selective biosensors. These platforms combine the advantages of organic and inorganic components, resulting in improved electrical conductivity, biocompatibility, and selectivity. Additionally, the use of organic materials in these interfaces allows for the design of functional groups that can selectively bind to target molecules, further increasing the selectivity of the sensor.

We invite contributions to our upcoming Special Issue about electrochemical biosensing platforms for food, drug, and health safety. We welcome submissions from a diverse range of fields pertaining to this topic, with particular interest in studies concerning the design, development, and application of organic–inorganic hetero-nano-interfaces in portable and miniaturized devices for the rapid detection of contaminants and pathogens.

Dr. Mihaela Puiu
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • electrochemical bio(immuno)sensing
  • organic–inorganic hetero-nano-interfaces
  • early detection, signal amplification,
  • conductive nanocomposites
  • magnetic nanoparticles
  • nanozymes

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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