Special Issue "Physiological Sensors of Gases, Light, Redox State and Hypoxia"
A special issue of Biosensors (ISSN 2079-6374).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2013).
The past dozen years have witnessed increasing awareness of, and appreciation for the role played by protein biosensors in regulating physiological processes of organisms ranging from bacteria to mammals. It is the goal of this special issue of Biosensors to provide a forum focusing on recent research in several important areas in which naturally occurring protein biosensors control physiological processes. The scope of this issue encompasses physiological processes in any living organism. Specifically, this issue will preferentially focus on those biosensors that sense molecular gases, light, redox status and hypoxia. These broad topics will be defined by review articles targeting specific topics like NO-sensing, CO-sensing, O2-Sensing, globin-coupled sensors, sensors of hypoxia, light sensing and redox sensing. It is expected that the review articles will provide succinct backgrounds and perhaps serve as fora for critical discussions of each topic. Submission of contributed manuscripts in any of these areas is enthusiastically encouraged. Original research articles are particularly welcome, but articles containing critical analyses of existing information are also acceptable.
Prof. Dr. James D. Satterlee
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- protein biosensors
- physiological sensors