Nanotech 2009 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2009 Vol. 2
Nanotechnology 2009: Life Sciences, Medicine, Diagnostics, Bio Materials and Composites

Biosensors and Diagnostics Chapter 4

Magnetic Nano Particles for Diagnostics

Authors: K.C. Nguyen, V.H. Pham, S.T. Do, D.T. Tieu

Affilation: Saigon Hi Tech Park, Viet Nam

Pages: 263 - 265

Keywords: magnetic nano particles(MNP), diagnostics, PCR

Magnetic Nano Particles (MNP) for diagnostics had been fabricated by coating the particle ‘s surface with specific coupling agents . This agent allows the pulling the virus containing DNA and/or RNA molecules off the patient blood . The viruses were isolated from the MNP to be magnified by the PCR technique . It is found that this technique can be more effective compared to the conventional diagnostic process at least 60X or more based on the concentration of the detected viruses . The succesful viruses for the diagnostics include hepathetis B, hepathetis C, koch , diarhea in tropical area etc ..MNP can be selected from a variety of nano particles including solid phase carbon nano tube, Ni oxide, iron oxide and Co oxide

ISBN: 978-1-4398-1783-4
Pages: 590
Hardcopy: $179.95

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