James Giese

Biosensors can be defined in two ways. The first implies that they are used to monitor living systems. The other defines them as devices that incorporate biological materials as a part of the sensing element. Most analysts currently use the term in its modern context as a sensor incorporating a biological element such as an enzyme, antibody, nucleic acid, microorganism, or cell.

Optical biosensor developed by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture allows the measurement of aflatoxin or fumonisin in corn.Biosensors have been developed through a combination of electronics/information technology and biology. Information tec…

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