Biosensors and Chemical Sensors: Optimizing Performance through Polymeric Materials

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Overview

Provides in-depth coverage of advances in polymeric materials used for designing biosensors and chemical sensors, including permselective membranes and immobilization for enzyme systems, electropolymerized thin films, polymer membranes on planar substrates, and hydration-dependent polymer applications. Covers fundamental aspects relevant to the design and fabrication of biosensors and offers unique insights into materials used for their fabrication. Offers an interdisciplinary approach toward correlating material properties with biosensor and chemical sensor response to optimize sensor performance. Also includes an overview chapter by Elizabeth Hall.

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Developed from symposia at the 201st National Meeting of the ACS in Atlanta, Georgia, April 1991, this volume provides in-depth coverage of advances in polymeric materials used for designing biosensors and chemical sensors, including permselective membranes and immobilization for enzyme systems, electropolymerized thin films, polymer membranes on planar substrates, and hydration-dependent polymer applications. It covers fundamental aspects relevant to the design and fabrication of biosensors and offers insights into materials used for their fabrication. Also included is an overview chapter by Elizabeth Hall. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841222182
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 5/5/1992
  • Series: ACS Symposium Series
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ciba Corning Diagnostics Corporation

State University of New Mexico

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Table of Contents

Overview of Biosensors
Multienzyme Sensors
Biosensors Based on Entrapment of Enzymes in a Water-Dispersed Anionic Polymer
Electrochemical Characterization of Ferrocene Derivatives in a Perfluoropolymer Glucose Oxidase Electrode
Protein Stabilization in Biosensor Systems
Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Cofactor at Chemically Modified Electrodes
Preparation and Characterization of Active Glucose Oxidase Immobilized to a Plasma-Polymerized Film
Role of Polymeric Materials in the Fabrication of Ion-Selective Electrodes and Biosensors
Electrical Wiring of Flavoenzymes with Flexible Redox Polymers
Permselective Coatings for Amperometric Biosensing
Polypyrrole Film Electrode Incorporating Glucose Oxidase: Electrochemical Behavior, Catalytic Response to Glucose, and Selectivity to Pharmaceutical Drugs
Analytical Applications of the Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance
Electrochemically Prepared Polyelectrolyte Complex of Polypyrrole and a Flavin-Containing Polyanion: Use as a Biosensor
Development of Polymer Membrane Anion-Selective Electrodes Based on Molecular Recognition Principles
Electropolymerized Films for the Construction of Ultramicrobiosensors and Electron-Mediated Amperometric Biosensors
Molecular Materials for the Transduction of Chemical Information into Electronic Signals by Chemical Field-Effect Transistors
Chemically Sensitive Microelectrochemical Devices: New Approaches to Sensors
Macro- to Microelectrodes for In Vivo Cardiovascular Measurements
Polymeric Matrix Membrane Field-Effect Transistors: Sodium Ion Sensors for Medical Applications
Polymeric Membranes for Miniature Biosensors and Chemical Sensors
Thick-Film Multilayer Ion Sensors for Biomedical Applications
Environmentally Sensitive Polymers as Biosensors: The Glucose-Sensitive Membrane
Water and the Ion-Selective Electrode Membrane
Swelling of a Polymer Membrane for Use in a Glucose Biosensor
Optical Immunosensors Using Controlled-Release Polymers

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