Skip to main content

Research Repository

See what's under the surface


Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method (2019)
Journal Article
Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A. P., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2020). Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 150, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2019.111837

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. This is the first report on the fabrication, characterisation and application of an electrochemical (bio)sensor system for the simultaneous measurement of skatole and androstenone. A biosensor for androstenone was fabricated usin... Read More about Novel, rapid, low-cost screen-printed (bio)sensors for the direct analysis of boar taint compounds androstenone and skatole in porcine adipose tissue: Comparison with a high-resolution gas chromatographic method.

An electrocatalytic screen-printed amperometric sensor for the selective measurement of thiamine (Vitamin B1) in food supplements (2019)
Journal Article
Smart, A., Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2019). An electrocatalytic screen-printed amperometric sensor for the selective measurement of thiamine (Vitamin B1) in food supplements. Biosensors, 9(3), 98. https://doi.org/10.3390/bios9030098

An electrocatalytic screen-printed sensor has been investigated for the measurement of the biologically important biomolecule vitamin B1 (thiamine) for the first time in food supplements. Under basic conditions, the vitamin was converted to its elect... Read More about An electrocatalytic screen-printed amperometric sensor for the selective measurement of thiamine (Vitamin B1) in food supplements.

A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors (2017)
Journal Article
Westmacott, K. L., Crew, A. P., Doran, O., & Hart, J. P. (2018). A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors. Talanta, 181, 13-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2017.12.074

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. This paper describes the development of a novel electrochemical assay for the measurement of water-soluble vitamins in food and pharmaceutical products. The optimum conditions for the determination of vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (r... Read More about A novel electroanalytical approach to the measurement of B vitamins in food supplements based on screen-printed carbon sensors.

Recent advances in the fabrication and application of screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors based on carbon materials for biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses (2016)
Journal Article
Pemberton, R. M., Crew, A., Hughes, G., Westmacott, K., Honeychurch, K. C., Crew, A. P., …Hart, J. P. (2016). Recent advances in the fabrication and application of screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors based on carbon materials for biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses. Biosensors, 6(4), 50. https://doi.org/10.3390/bios6040050

This review describes recent advances in the fabrication of electrochemical (bio)sensors based on screen-printing technology involving carbon materials and their application in biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses. It will focus on the va... Read More about Recent advances in the fabrication and application of screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors based on carbon materials for biomedical, agri-food and environmental analyses.

Sensor and method for detecting androstenone or skatole in boar taint (2016)
Patent
Hart, J., Crew, A., McGuire, N., & Doran, O. (2016). Sensor and method for detecting androstenone or skatole in boar taint. EP2966441 A1

The present application is concerned with a sensor system for and a method of detecting, and preferably quantifying, androstenone (CAS Reg.No. 18339-16-7) and/or skatole (CAS Reg. No. 83-34-1), the chemicals associated with boar taint. In a preferred... Read More about Sensor and method for detecting androstenone or skatole in boar taint.

The redox behaviour of diazepam (valium) using a disposable screen-printed sensor and its determination in drinks using a novel adsorptive stripping voltammetric assay (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Honeychurch, K. C., Crew, A. P., Northall, H., Radbourne, S., Davies, O., Newman, S., & Hart, J. P. (2013, June). The redox behaviour of diazepam (valium) using a disposable screen-printed sensor and its determination in drinks using a novel adsorptive stripping voltammetric assay. Presented at ISE Satellite Student Regional Symposium: Great Western Electrochemistry Meeting

The redox behaviour of diazepam (Valium®) using a disposable screen-printed sensor and its determination in drinks using a novel adsorptive stripping voltammetric assay (2013)
Journal Article
Crew, A., Honeychurch, K. C., Crew, A. P., Northall, H., Radbourne, S., Davies, O., …Hart, J. P. (2013). The redox behaviour of diazepam (Valium®) using a disposable screen-printed sensor and its determination in drinks using a novel adsorptive stripping voltammetric assay. Talanta, 116, 300-307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2013.05.017

In this study we investigated the possibility of applying disposable electrochemical screen-printed carbon sensors for the rapid identification and quantitative determination of diazepam in beverages. This was achieved utilising a previously unreport... Read More about The redox behaviour of diazepam (Valium®) using a disposable screen-printed sensor and its determination in drinks using a novel adsorptive stripping voltammetric assay.

A screen-printed, amperometric biosensor array incorporated into a novel automated system for the simultaneous determination of organophosphate pesticides (2011)
Journal Article
Hart, J. P., Crew, A., Crew, A. P., Lonsdale, D., Byrd, N., Pittson, R., & Hart, J. P. (2011). A screen-printed, amperometric biosensor array incorporated into a novel automated system for the simultaneous determination of organophosphate pesticides. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(6), 2847-2851. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2010.11.018

Organophosphate pesticides present serious risks to human and environmental health. A rapid reliable, economical and portable analytical system will be of great benefit in the detection and prevention of contamination. A biosensor array based on six... Read More about A screen-printed, amperometric biosensor array incorporated into a novel automated system for the simultaneous determination of organophosphate pesticides.

Development of an anodic stripping voltammetric assay, using a disposable mercury-free screen-printed carbon electrode, for the determination of zinc in human sweat (2008)
Journal Article
Hart, J. P., Cowell, D. C., Crew, A., Crew, A. P., Cowell, D., & Hart, J. P. (2008). Development of an anodic stripping voltammetric assay, using a disposable mercury-free screen-printed carbon electrode, for the determination of zinc in human sweat. Talanta, 75(5), 1221-1226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2008.01.043

This paper reports on the development of a novel electrochemical assay for Zn2+ in human sweat, which involves the use of disposable screen-printed carbon electrodes (SPCEs). Initially, SPCEs were used in conjunction with cyclic voltammetry to study... Read More about Development of an anodic stripping voltammetric assay, using a disposable mercury-free screen-printed carbon electrode, for the determination of zinc in human sweat.

Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications (2007)
Journal Article
Pemberton, R. M., Hart, J. P., Crew, A., Crouch, E., Honeychurch, K. C., & Pemberton, R. (2007). Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0166-526X%2806%2949023-1

This chapter describes a number of approaches for the fabrication of prototype screen-printed electrochemical (bio) sensors together with selected applications in the areas of biomedical, environmental and industrial analyses. Novel methods of immobi... Read More about Chapter 23 Screen-printed electrochemical (bio)sensors in biomedical, environmental and industrial applications.

Development of a novel electrochemical immuno-assay using a screen printed electrode for the determination of secretory immunoglobulin A in human sweat (2007)
Journal Article
Hart, J. P., Cowell, D. C., Alford, C., Crew, A., Crew, A. P., Alford, C., …Hart, J. P. (2007). Development of a novel electrochemical immuno-assay using a screen printed electrode for the determination of secretory immunoglobulin A in human sweat. Electrochimica Acta, 52(16), 5232-5237. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2007.02.035

This paper reports on the steps involved in the development of a novel electrochemical immunoassay for secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) determinations in human sweat. This novel immunoassay involves an initial step whereby sweat sIgA is adsorbed ont... Read More about Development of a novel electrochemical immuno-assay using a screen printed electrode for the determination of secretory immunoglobulin A in human sweat.

A screen-printed, amperometric, biosensor array for the detection of organophosphate pesticides based on inhibition of wild type, and mutant acetylcholinesterases, from Drosophila melanogaster (2004)
Journal Article
Hart, J. P., Crew, A., Crew, A. P., Hart, J. P., Wedge, R., Marty, J. L., & Fournier, D. (2004). A screen-printed, amperometric, biosensor array for the detection of organophosphate pesticides based on inhibition of wild type, and mutant acetylcholinesterases, from Drosophila melanogaster. Analytical Letters, 37(8), 1601-1610. https://doi.org/10.1081/AL-120037590

Screen-printed carbon electrodes (SPCEs) modified with cobalt phthalocyanine (CoPC) have been used as base transducers in the construction of amperometric pesticide biosensors. Six individual biosensors were fabricated by depositing wildtype (WT) ace... Read More about A screen-printed, amperometric, biosensor array for the detection of organophosphate pesticides based on inhibition of wild type, and mutant acetylcholinesterases, from Drosophila melanogaster.

Some Recent Designs and Developments of Screen-Printed Carbon Electrochemical Sensors/Biosensors for Biomedical, Environmental, and Industrial Analyses (2004)
Journal Article
Pemberton, R. M., Crew, A., Hart, J. P., Crew, A. P., Crouch, E., Honeychurch, K. C., & Pemberton, R. (2004). Some Recent Designs and Developments of Screen-Printed Carbon Electrochemical Sensors/Biosensors for Biomedical, Environmental, and Industrial Analyses. Analytical Letters, 37(5), 789-830. https://doi.org/10.1081/AL-120030682

This review describes the design and fabrication of electrochemical sensors/biosensors based on screen-printing technology and their applications in pharmaceutical, biomedical, environmental, and industrial analyses. Specific emphasis is placed on na... Read More about Some Recent Designs and Developments of Screen-Printed Carbon Electrochemical Sensors/Biosensors for Biomedical, Environmental, and Industrial Analyses.

Novel automated electrochemical system, based on a screen-printed amperometric biosensor array, for the simultaneous determination of organophosphate pesticides in environmental samples
Presentation / Conference
Crew, A. P., Pittson, K., Lonsdale, D., & Hart, J. P. Novel automated electrochemical system, based on a screen-printed amperometric biosensor array, for the simultaneous determination of organophosphate pesticides in environmental samples. Paper presented at Electrochemistry Group Faraday and Analytical Division, Royal Society of Chemistry, Electrochemical Technology Group, Society of Chemical Industry