Volume 90 Issue 17 | p. 33 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 23, 2012

More Coverage For Glucose Meters

Techniques replace functional DNAs with antibodies to analyze a wider range of targets
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Analytical SCENE, Biological SCENE
Keywords: personal glucose meter, antibodies, sandwich antibody assay, competitive antibody assay

An antibody-based strategy has considerably widened the range of analytes that can be detected with personal glucose meters, according to new work by Yu Xiang and Yi Lu at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Anal. Chem., DOI: 10.1021/ac300517n). Last year, the same team used DNAzymes and aptamers, functional DNAs that bind specific compounds, . . .

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