Biosensors for Security and Bioterrorism Applications

Biosensors for Security and Bioterrorism Applications

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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This book offers comprehensive coverage of biomarker/biosensor interactions for the rapid detection of weapons of bioterrorism, as well as current research trends and future developments and applications. It will be useful to researchers in this field who are interested in new developments in the early detection of such. The authors have collected very valuable and, in some aspects indispensable experience in the area i.e. in the development and application of portable biosensors for the detection of potential hazards. Most efforts are centered on the development of immunochemical assays including flow-lateral systems and engineered antibodies and their fragments. In addition, new approaches to the detection of enzyme inhibitors, direct enzymatic and microbial detection of metabolites and nutrients are elaborated. Some realized prototypes and concept devices applicable for the further use as a basis for the cooperation programs are also discussed.
There is a particular focus on electrochemical and optical detection systems,
including those employing carbon nanotubes, quantum dots and metal
nanoparticles. The authors are well-known scientists and most of them are editors of respected international scientific journals. Although recently developed biosensors utilize known principles, the biosensing devices described can significantly shorten the time required for successful detection and enhance efforts in more time-consuming directions, e.g. remote sensing systems and validation in real-sample analysis.
The authors describe advances in all stages of biosensor development: the
selection of biochemical components, their use in biosensor assembly, detection principles and improvements and applications for real sample assays.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319289243
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 03/13/2016
Series: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 508
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Biosensors for Security and Bioterrorism:
Definitions, History, Types of Agents, New Trends and Applications; G.-P.
Nikoleli et al.- Microfluidics a Potent Route to Sample Delivery for Non-Intrusive Sensors;
G. Kyriacou et al.- New Routes in the High-Throughput
Screening of Toxic Proteins Using Immunochemical Tools; M. Puiu, C. Bala.- Voltammetric Electronic Tongue for the Sensing of
Explosives and its Mixtures; González-Calabuig, M. del Valle.- Magneto Actuated
Biosensors for Foodborne Pathogens and
Infection Diseases Affecting Global Health; M. I. Pividori et al.- Electrochemical
Biosensors for Chemical Warfare Agents; F. Arduini et al.-Macromolecular
Imprinting for Improved Health Security; P. S.
Sharma et al.- Electrochemical DNA Biosensors for Bioterrorism prevention; H. Korri-Youssoufi et al.- Biosensors for the Express Evaluation of the Level of Genotoxicity of Chemical Substances;
N.F. Starodub.- Efficiency of Instrumental Analytical
Approaches at the Control of Bacterial Infections in Water, Foods and Feeds; N.
F. Starodub et al.-Biosensors for the Detection of Emerging Marine Toxins; S. Leonardo et al.-Aptasensor Technologies Developed for Detection of Toxins; E. Eksin et al.-Electrochemical and Acoustic Biosensors based on DNA Aptamers for Detection of Mycotoxins; T. Hianik.- Electrochemical Biosensors for Food Security: Allergens and Adulterants
Detection; S. Campuzano et al.- Redox
Labeling of Nucleic Acids for Electrochemical Analysis of Nucleotide Sequences and DNA Damage; M. Fojta.- Biosensing of Neurotoxicity to Prevent Bioterrorist Threats and Harmful Algal Blooms; Eremenko et al.- Biosensors for Detection of Anticholinesterase Agents; G. Evtugyn.- Efficiency of Non-Label
Optical Biosensors for the Express Control of Toxic Agents in Food; N. F. Starodub, N. F. Shpirka.- Sensors for Rapid Detection of Environmental Toxicity in Blood of
Poisoned People; M. Jędrzejewska-Szczerska et al.- Emerging
Biosensor for Pesticide Detection; I. Palchetti.- Label-free Optical Biosensors for Monitoring Cellular Processes and Cytotoxic
Agents at Interfaces Using Guided Modes and Advanced Phase-Contrast Imaging Techniques;
I. Székács et al.- Electrochemical Biosensors for Food Security: Mycotoxins Detection; N. Mejri et al.- Comparative
Studies on Optical Biosensors for Detection of Bio-toxins; A. Nabok.

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