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Special Issue "Current Trends in Nanostructured Biosensors"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991). This special issue belongs to the section "Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2023 | Viewed by 4517
Special Issue Editor
Interests: sensors and biosensors; analytical electrochemistry; nanostructured interfaces; bioanalytical chemistry; immobilization procedure of biomolecules
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Special Issue Information
Nanotechnology plays an important role in producing impressive advances in the field of biosensors. The emergence of nanostructured materials has opened new horizons in the development of next-generation biosensors; being able to control the design of the electrode interface at the nanoscale combined with the intrinsic characteristics of the nanomaterials engenders novel biosensing platforms with improved capabilities. In recent years, biosensors devices made with different materials and working with different modes have attracted particular interest due to their multiple applications, from clinical labs, to food analysis, environmental applications, protein engineering, drug discovery, and security applications.
The purpose of this Special Issue is to bring into focus this important research area and advances of biosensors and, more specifically, those related to nanoscale dimensions of metal nanoparticles, metal oxide nanoparticles, metal and carbon quantum dots, graphene, carbon nanotubes, nanowires, nanocomposites, nanoporous anodic alumina, mesoporous silica, porous silicon, and polystyrene nanochannels, that expand sensitivity and integrate several novel transduction principles such as enhanced electrochemical, optical, catalytic activity, and superparamagnetic properties.
Recent approaches to construct label-free nanostructured biosensors, including self-assembled peptide nanostructures as building blocks with a special focus on the development of point-of-care portable electronic devices for applications ranging from environmental analysis to biomedical diagnostics, are welcome.
This Special Issue aims at collecting both reviews and recent papers on this topic.
Prof. Dr. Camelia Bala
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