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Microelectronics-Based Biosensors Dedicated to the Detection of Neurotransmitters: A Review

Maryam Mirzaei, Mohamad Sawan

Article (2014)

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Dysregulation of neurotransmitters (NTs) in the human body are related to diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. The mechanisms of several neurological disorders, such as epilepsy, have been linked to NTs. Because the number of diagnosed cases is increasing, the diagnosis and treatment of such diseases are important. To detect biomolecules including NTs, microtechnology, micro and nanoelectronics have become popular in the form of the miniaturization of medical and clinical devices. They offer high-performance features in terms of sensitivity, as well as low-background noise. In this paper, we review various devices and circuit techniques used for monitoring NTs in vitro and in vivo and compare various methods described in recent publications.

Uncontrolled Keywords

biosensors; chemical messengers; Chemistry; microelectronics; microtechnology; neurotransmitters; QD71-142; microsystems; T1-995; Technology (General); Analytical chemistry; Review; Science; T; Q; QD1-999; Technology

Subjects: 2500 Electrical and electronic engineering > 2500 Electrical and electronic engineering
Department: Department of Electrical Engineering
Research Center: Other
Funders: Canada Research Chair on Smart Medical Devices.
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3466/
Journal Title: Sensors (vol. 14, no. 10)
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/s141017981
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3390/s141017981
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2018 10:27
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2022 14:20
Cite in APA 7: Mirzaei, M., & Sawan, M. (2014). Microelectronics-Based Biosensors Dedicated to the Detection of Neurotransmitters: A Review. Sensors, 14(10). https://doi.org/10.3390/s141017981

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