Special Issue "Electrochemical DNA/RNA Biosensors"

A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2018).

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Hafsa Korri-Youssoufi
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Guest Editor
UMR-CNRS, Institute of Molecular Chemistry and Materials of Orsay, Bioorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Team, University Paris-Sud
Interests: Biosensor; Biochips; Electrochemistry; Material Chemistry; Analytical Chemistry; Nanotechnology
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Today, there is an increasing demand to develop new methods and systems that enable the detection of DNA and RNA as biomarkers for various interests. Electrochemical DNA or RNA biosensor devices present diverse possibilities as analytical tools, which are able to exploit the current developments in nanotechnology, as well the possibility to go to a point of care system. Adaptation of such technologies to various analytical applications, such as diagnosis, water control, food safety, and environmental analysis, is attracting considerable attention.

We invite authors to submit original research and review articles on novel systems or approaches in electrochemical DNA/RNA biosensors. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Innovative concepts in sensitive DNA or RNA detection
  • New materials and nanomaterials used in DNA Biosensor devices: Carbon nanotubes, graphene, nanoparticles, and other organic-based semiconductors
  • Devices and microfluidic systems including electrochemical DNA biosensors
  • Electrochemical DNA detection analysis in situ and in vivo

Dr. Hafsa Korri-Youssoufi
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Biosensors is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

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  • DNA
  • RNA
  • Biosensors
  • Electrochemical
  • Nanomaterials
  • Conducting polymers
  • Nanoparticles
  • Semi-conductors
  • Magnetic nanoparticles
  • Microfluidic
  • In vivo
  • In vitro
  • Diagnosis
  • Environment
  • Food safety
  • Security
  • Bioterorism

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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