Anita Venkatanarayanan

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An electrochemical Lab-on-a-Disc (eLoaD) platform for the automated quantification of ovarian cancer cells (SKOV3) from whole blood is reported. This centrifugal microfluidic system combines complex sample handling, i.e., blood separation and cancer cell extraction from plasma, with specific capture and sensitive detection using label-free electrochemical(More)
Ovarian cancer cells, SKOV3, have been immobilized onto platinum microelectrodes using anti-EPCAM capture antibodies and detected with high sensitivity using electrochemical impedance. The change in impedance following cell capture is strongly dependent on the supporting electrolyte concentration. By controlling the concentration of Dulbecco's phosphate(More)
Ink jet printed carbon nanotube forest arrays capable of detecting picomolar concentrations of immunoglobulin G (IgG) using electrochemiluminescence (ECL) are described. Patterned arrays of vertically aligned single walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) forests were printed on indium tin oxide (ITO) electrodes. Capture anti-IgG antibodies were then coupled through(More)
The oxidative electropolymerization of [Ru(aphen)3](PF6)2 from an ionic liquid, 1-butyl-2,3-dimethylimidazolium bis[(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl]imide (BDMITFSI), is reported; aphen is 5-amino-1,10-phenanthroline. The deposition rate in the ionic liquid is more than an order of magnitude faster than in conventional solvents such as anhydrous acetonitrile and(More)
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