Nanotech 2008 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2008 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2008: Microsystems, Photonics, Sensors, Fluidics, Modeling, and Simulation - Technical Proceedings of the 2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 3

Lab-on-a-Chip, Micro & Nano Fluidics Chapter 3

‘Lab on a chip’ Label Free Protein Sensor Systems Based on Polystyrene Bead and Nanofibrous Solid Supports

Authors: V. Kunduru, S. Prasad, P.K. Patra, S. Sengupta

Affilation: Portland State University, United States

Pages: 335 - 338

Keywords: polystyrene, immunoassay, lab on a chip, sensor, protein, biomarker, label-free

Polystyrene bead and electrospun polystyrene nanofibers are employed as subjects of study in this protein biomarker sensor. The study is conducted to compare the sensitivity and efficiency of the polystyrene nanofibers and microspheres as protein sensors with respect to the surface area of the sensing material. The validated test chip is then incorporated into a biocompatible encapsulation to constitute a hand held and portable ’lab on a chip’ device.

ISBN: 978-1-4200-8505-1
Pages: 940
Hardcopy: $159.95

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