Theory, fabrication and applications of microfluidic and nanofluidic biosensors

  title={Theory, fabrication and applications of microfluidic and nanofluidic biosensors},
  author={Shaurya Prakash and Marie Pinti and Bharat Bhushan},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  pages={2269 - 2303}
  • S. PrakashM. PintiB. Bhushan
  • Published 28 May 2012
  • Chemistry, Biology
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Biosensors are a broad array of devices that detect the type and amount of a biological species or biomolecule. Several different types of biosensors have been developed that rely on changes to mechanical, chemical or electrical properties of the transduction or sensing element to induce a measurable signal. Often, a biosensor will integrate several functions or unit operations such as sample extraction, manipulation and detection on a single platform. This review begins with an overview of the… 

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