The Utilization of Escherichia Coli-based Magnetic Nanobeads as An Ultrasensitive Biosensor for Mercucy

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Sun Ying 1,*

1. Key Lab of Liaoning Colleges of E&M Automation, Shenyang University, Shenyang, China

* Corresponding author.


Received: 2 Mar. 2011 / Revised: 31 Mar. 2011 / Accepted: 29 Apr. 2011 / Published: 5 Jun. 2011

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Escherichia Coli, Biosensor, nanobeads, polyelectrolyte multilayers, Mercucy


It is an arduous task to detect the traces of heavy metals in real environmental samples. In this paper, the use of micro-organisms as bioreceptors and the merits of nanobeads’ (NBs) properties are combined to develop a novel electrochemical biosensor based on nanocomposite films. The whole Escherichia. coli cells were fixed onto a surface of indium-tin-oxide glass with and without NBs and/or polyelectrolyte multilayers. In addition, the electrochemical impedance spectroscopy technique, mercury was used to detect.

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Sun Ying,"The Utilization of Escherichia Coli-based Magnetic Nanobeads as An Ultrasensitive Biosensor for Mercucy", IJEM, vol.1, no.3, pp.50-54, 2011. DOI: 10.5815/ijem.2011.03.08 


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