Portable Chemical Sensors: Weapons Against Bioterrorism by Dimitrios P. NikolelisPortable Chemical Sensors: Weapons Against Bioterrorism by Dimitrios P. Nikolelis

Portable Chemical Sensors: Weapons Against Bioterrorism

EditorDimitrios P. Nikolelis

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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Biosensors are making a large impact in environmental, food, biomedical, and other applications. In comparison to standard analytical detection methods, such as minimal sample preparation and handling, they offer advantages including real time detection, rapid detection of the analytes of concern, use of non-skilled personnel, and portability. The aim of this book is to focus on research related to the rapid detection of agents and weapons of bioterrorism and provide a comprehensive review of the research topics most pertinent to advancing devices applicable to the rapid real-time detection of toxicants such as microbes, pathogens, toxins, or nerve gases. The ongoing war on terrorism and the rising security concerns are driving the need for newer faster biosensors against bio-warfare agents for both military and civil defence applications. The volume brings together contributions from the most eminent international researchers in the field, covering various aspects of work not so far published in any scientific journal and often going beyond the "state of art " . Readers of these review articles will learn new technological schemes that can lead to the construction of devices that will minimize the risk of bio-terrorism.
Title:Portable Chemical Sensors: Weapons Against BioterrorismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:357 pagesPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9400728743

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Portable Biosensors for the Rapid Detection of Biochemical Weapons of Terrorism; G.-P. Nikoleli et al.- New Challenges in the Design of Biosensors for Biological Warfare Agents; C. Bala.- Nanomaterials-based ( Bio)sensing Systems for Safety and Security Applications; B. Pérez-López and A. Merkoçi.- Molecular Imprinting for Selective Sensing of Explosives Warfare Agents and Toxins; P.S. Sharma et al.- Biosensors for the Control of Some Toxins, Viral and Microbial Infections to Prevent Actions of Bioterrorists; N. F. Starodub et al.- Electrochemical Biosensing of pathogen Micro-organisms; S. Campusano et al.- Nucleic Acid Based Electrochemical Biosensors for Multiplexed Investigations of Bioagents; I. Paclhetti and M. Mascini.- Biosensing Systems based on Metal Oxides Nanoparticles and Choline Oxidase for environmental and Biomedical Monitoring of Neurotoxicants; I. Kurochkin et al.- Cyanobacterial Hepatoxins Oxidation Mechanisms and Interactions with DNA; L.C. Lopes et al.- Biosensors for Detection of Ochratoxin A; T. Hianik.- ATP measurement in Bio-Contamination; G. Borghei and E. A.H. Hall.- Nanomaterials in the Cholinesterase Biosensors for Inhibitor Determination; G. Evtugyn et al.- Detection and Detoxification of Organophosphate Warefare Agents; G. Istamboulie and J.L.Marty.- Electrochemical Biosensor Based on Cholinesterase Inhibition with Improved Shelf-Life and Working Stability for Nerve Agent Detection; F. Arduini and G. Palleschi.- Generic Preconcentration / Dilution Sequential Injection Manifold For The Automated Amperometric Determination Of Free Cyanides From Sub-ppb To High Ppm Levels; C. K. Zacharis, et al.- General Platform for in vivo Sensors for Oxygen, Glucose and Lactate Monitoring; A-M. Spehar-Deleze et al.- Zinc Oxide Nanostructures Based Bio- and Chemical Extra- and Intracellular Sensors; M. Willander et al.- Electrochemical Biosensors for Screening of Toxins and Pathogens; A. Erdem et al.- Fluorimetric Bioprobe for Genotoxicity Based on DNA-Dye Intercalation; B. Danielsson and Y. Liu.