Selectivity and specificity: pros and cons in sensing

Peveler, W. J. , Yazdani, M. and Rotello, V. M. (2016) Selectivity and specificity: pros and cons in sensing. ACS Sensors, 1(11), pp. 1282-1285. (doi:10.1021/acssensors.6b00564)

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Abstract

Sensing using specific and selective receptors provides two very different but complementary strategies. This Sensor Issues article will discuss the merits and challenges of specific sensors, and selective sensors based on synthetic arrays. We will examine where each has been successfully applied to a sensing challenge, and then look at how a combined approach could take elements of both to provide new sensor platforms.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:W.J.P. acknowledges funding from the EPSRC (EP/M506448/ 1) and the Royal Society for an International Exchange Award. V.R. acknowledges support form the NIH (GM077173) and the NSF (CHE-1307021).
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Peveler, Dr William
Authors: Peveler, W. J., Yazdani, M., and Rotello, V. M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
Journal Name:ACS Sensors
Publisher:American Chemical Society (ACS)
ISSN:2379-3694
ISSN (Online):2379-3694
Published Online:30 September 2016
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 American Chemical Society
First Published:First published in ACS Sensors 1(11): 1282-1285
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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