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Editorial
. 2018 Jul 6;8(3):66.
doi: 10.3390/bios8030066.

Microscale and Nanoscale Biosensors

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Microscale and Nanoscale Biosensors

Beatriz Jurado-Sánchez. Biosensors (Basel). .
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Abstract

The emerge of nanotechnology along with the success of the microelectronics industry has motivated the miniaturization of biosensors into the nano/microscale. This Special Issue highlights recent advances in microscale and nanoscale biosensors, including self-propelled micromotors: their materials, fabrication, and applications. A total of seven papers (five research and two review papers) are included. Different but related topics are covered, from biosensor design (paper strips and digital microfluidic chips) to integrated configurations that monitor metabolites in cellular environments. The reviews are devoted to protein-based biosensors and moving biosensors based on self-propelled micromotors.

Keywords: S-layer protein; biosensor; cell monitoring; filter paper; microfluidic; micromotors.

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The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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