A Review on Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Biosensing Applications

@article{Zeng2011ARO,
  title={A Review on Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Biosensing Applications},
  author={Shuwen Zeng and Ken‐Tye Yong and Indrajit Roy and Xuan Quyen Dinh and Xia Yu and Feng Luan},
  journal={Plasmonics},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={491-506}
}
Nanoparticle technology plays a key role in providing opportunities and possibilities for the development of new generation of sensing tools. The targeted sensing of selective biomolecules using functionalized gold nanoparticles (Au NPs) has become a major research thrust in the last decade. Au NP-based sensors are expected to change the very foundations of sensing and detecting biomolecules. In this review, we will discuss the use of surface functionalized Au NPs for smart sensor fabrication… 
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