Special Issue "Nanostructured Biosensors for Disease Biomarkers Detection"

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 April 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Maria Carmo Pereira
Guest Editor
LEPABE–Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, R. Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Interests: novel nano-engineered biomaterials for therapeutic applications; fluorinated peptides and active molecules interactions with surfaces and lipid model membranes; design of inhibitors of Alzheimer fibrillogenesis; antibody-directed nanocarriers for Alzheimer’s disease; electrochemical immunosensors for detection of degenerative disease biomarkers; air pollutants/exposure risk assessment
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

During the last decade, there has been significant efforts towards the development of biosensors for the determination of disease biomarkers. The synergy between nanostructured materials, biological recognition elements, and different transduction techniques contributes to the development of new biosensors. Advances in nanotechnology, namely in the synthesis of a vast number of nanomaterials, have led to impressive developments in the biosensing field, contributing to more sensitive and selective analytical procedures.

This Special Issue will focus on the role and recent progress of nanomaterials in the construction of biosensors for disease biomarkers such as cancer, neuronal, and other diseases. 

Prof. Dr. Maria Carmo Pereira
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Published Papers

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