Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2011

MeSH Terms

Nanotechnology

Subject: LCSH

Nanoscience

Disciplines

Biology | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Abstract

Nanobiosensors are devices which incorporate nanomaterials to detect miniscule quantities of biological and chemical agents. The authors have already developed a novel bionanosensor (BNS) for quick, efficient, and precise detection of bacterial pathogens using the principles of CNT-DNA interaction and DNA hybridization. The detection ability of the (BNS) was observed to be independent of the device resistance. Two new methods (low-pass filter (LPF) and curve fitting (CF)) were developed for better analysis of the BNS. These methods successfully model the BNS. Evidence is provided to elucidate the success of the model, which can explain the DNA hybridization on the sensor surface. These models successfully demonstrated the detection of DNA hybridization versus nonhybridization. Thus, the models can not only help in better and efficient design and operation of the BNS, but can also be used to analyze other similar nanoscale devices.

Comments

Copyright © 2011 Vishal Desai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

DOI

10.1155/2011/617196

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Publisher Citation

Desai V, Sanisetty S, Steber B, Sapi E, Aliane B, Sinha S and Patra P (2011). Intermediate frequency AC signal analysis for bionanosensor. Journal of Nanotechnology # 617196 doi:10.1155/2011/617196.

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