OJAB  Vol.2 No.3 , August 2013
Technology and Applications of Microbial Biosensor
ABSTRACT
A microbial biosensor is an analytical device that immobilizes microorganisms onto a transducer for the detection of target analytes. With the development of nanotechnology, nanomaterials have been used to achieve better immobilization for developing a more reliable and selective microbial biosensor. Also, significant progress has been made in the development of transducer technology leading to higher sensitivity. Microbial biosensors have become one of the most useful means of monitoring environmental, food and clinical samples. In this review, we focus on the newly developed technologies and applications of microbial biosensors in recent years.


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Dai, C. and Choi, S. (2013) Technology and Applications of Microbial Biosensor. Open Journal of Applied Biosensor, 2, 83-93. doi: 10.4236/ojab.2013.23011.
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