Bioelectronic Nose: Integration of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology by Tai Hyun ParkBioelectronic Nose: Integration of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology by Tai Hyun Park

Bioelectronic Nose: Integration of Biotechnology and Nanotechnology

byTai Hyun Park

Hardcover | May 13, 2014

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The "bioelectronic nose", the device which has a similar function to the human smell sensing system, can be realized by combining the olfactory cells or receptors with nanotechnology. In the last two decades, much has been learned about the smell sensing mechanism in biological systems. With knowledge about the biological olfactory system and the techniques for the expression of biological receptor proteins, we are able to utilize biological materials and systems to mimic the biological olfactory system. In addition to the advances in biological and biotechnological area, nanotechnology has progressed to a great degree. The bioelectronic nose is a good example of the integration of biotechnology and nanotechnology. This book describes basic biological sciences of the olfactory system, biotechnology for the production of olfactory biological elements, and nanotechnology for the development of various sensing devices. The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a concept, basic sciences, fundamental technologies, applications, and perspectives of the bioelectronic nose.

Tai Hyun Park, Seoul National University of Korea, has published over 150 refereed journal articles. Professor Park is an Executive Board Member of the Asian Federation of Biotechnology and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea.
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Title:Bioelectronic Nose: Integration of Biotechnology and NanotechnologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:290 pagesPublished:May 13, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401786127

ISBN - 13:9789401786126

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Concept of Bioelectronic Nose.-Chapter 2. Mechanisms of olfaction.-Chapter 3. Olfactory Receptor Proteins.-Chapter 4. Odorant-Receptor Interaction.-Chapter 5. Cell-Based System for Identification of Olfactory Receptors.-Chapter 6. Neurobiology and cultivation of olfactory receptor neurons on a chip.-Chapter 7. Production of Olfactory Receptors Using CommercialE.coliCell-free Systems.-Chapter 8. Production of Olfactory Receptors and Nanosomes Using Yeast System for Bioelectronic noses .-Chapter 9. Production of Olfactory Receptor and Nanovesicle Using Heterologous Cell Systems for the Development of a Bioelectronic Nose.-Chapter 10. Biosensors Based on Odorant Binding Proteins.-Chapter 11. Optical Methods in Studies of Olfactory System.-Chapter 12. Carbon Nanotube-based Sensor Platform for Bioelectronic Nose.-Chapter 13. Conducting Polymer Nanomaterial-Based Sensor Platform for Bioelectronic Nose.-Chapter 14. Applications and Perspectives of the Bioelectronic Nose.