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Nanomaterials for Biosensors
edited by Challa S. S. R. Kumar

Nanomaterials for Biosensors combines the chemistry and materials science of nanomaterials and biomolecules with their detection strategies, sensor physics and device engineering.


  • Covers the important types of nanomaterials for sensory applications, namely carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, fluorescent and biological molecules, nanorods, nanowires and nanoparticles, dendrimers, and nanostructured silicon
  • Illustrates a wide range of sensing principles, including fluorescence, nanocantilever oscillators, electrochemical detection, antibody-antigen interactions, and magnetic detection


Biosensing using Carbon Nanotube Field-effect Transistors

  • Carbon Nanotube Field-effect Transistors (NTFETs)
  • Sensor Applications of NTFETs

Carbon Nanotube-based Sensor

  • Growth of Carbon Nanotubes
  • Methods to Prepare CNTs-based Sensors and Biosensors
  • Application of CNTs-based Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors
  • Functionalization of CNTs

Nanotubes, Nanowires, and Nanocantilevers in Biosensor Development

  • Carbon Nanotubes in Biosensor Development
  • Nanowires in Biosensor Development
  • Nanocantilevers for Biosensors

Fullerene-based Electrochemical Detection Methods for Biosensing

  • Electrochemical Biosensing
  • Evolution of Biosensors
  • Mediation Process in Biosensors
  • Fullerenes
  • Fullerene-mediated Biosensing

Optical Biosensing Based on Metal and Semiconductor Colloidal Nanocrystals

  • Colloidal Nanocrystals
  • Nanocrystal Functionalization for Biosensing
  • Optical Techniques

Quantum Dot-based Nanobiohybrids for Fluorescent Detection of Molecular and Cellular Biological Targets

  • Quantum Dots Basic Principles of Design and Synthesis, Optical Properties, and Advantages over Classical Fluorophores
  • Quantum Dots for Fluorescent Labeling and Imaging
  • Quantum Dots for Immunoblot Analysis with Fluorescent Detection
  • Quantum Dots for FRET Analyses, Time-resolved Fluorimetry, and Development of Optical Recognition-based Biosensors.
  • Quantum Dots as New Fluorescent Standards for the Thin Calibration of Fluorescent Instrumentation

Detection of Biological Materials by Gold Nano-biosensor-based Electrochemical Method

  • Template Synthesis of Gold Nano-wire Arrays for Biosensor Applications
  • Synthesis of a Linker and its Attachment to Gold Posts of GNW followed by Binding to Specific Antibodies
  • Development of Electrochemical Nano-biosensor for Bacteria Detection

Dendrimer-based Electrochemical Detection Methods

  • Applications for Biosensors

Coordinated Biosensors: Integrated Systems for Ultrasensitive Detection of Biomarkers

  • Elements of a Nanobiosensor

Protein-based Biosensors using Nanomaterials

  • Metal Nanoparticles
  • Metallic Oxide Nanoparticles
  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Nanocomposite Materials
  • Nanoparticles with Special Functions

Biomimetic Nanosensors (Raz Jelinek and Sofiya Kolusheva)

  • Nanostructures in Biosensor Design.
  • Nanosensors for Probing Biological and Cellular Systems.
  • Biological Components in Nanosensors.
  • Nano-biotechnology and Biomedical Diagnosis

Reagentless Biosensors Based on Nanoparticles

  • Surface Dielectric Enhancement
  • Catalytic Activation
  • Biomolecule Conformational Modulated Effects

Pico/Nanoliter Chamber Array Chips for Single-cell, DNA and Protein Analyses

  • Multiplexed Polymerase Chain Reaction from A Single Copy DNA using Nanoliter-volume Microchamber Array
  • On-chip Cell-free Protein Synthesis using A Picoliter Chamber Array
  • High-throughput Single-cell Analysis System using Pico-liter Microarray


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Nanomaterials for Biosensors
edited by Challa S. S. R. Kumar
2007 430 pages $199.00 + shipping
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