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Carbon nanotube (CNT)-based biosensors (2021)
Journal Article
Ferrier, D., & Honeychurch, K. C. (2021). Carbon nanotube (CNT)-based biosensors. Biosensors, 11(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/bios11120486

This review focuses on recent advances in the application of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) for the development of sensors and biosensors. The paper discusses various configurations of these devices, including their integration in analytical devices. Carbon... Read More about Carbon nanotube (CNT)-based biosensors.

Cytochrome P450 2B6 amperometric biosensor for continuous monitoring of propofol (2021)
Journal Article
Ferrier, D., Kiely, J., & Luxton, R. (2021). Cytochrome P450 2B6 amperometric biosensor for continuous monitoring of propofol. IEEE Sensors Journal, 21(21), https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2021.3112273

Despite the growing evidence of improved patient outcomes and of a substantially reduced environmental impact of propofol-based total intravenous anesthesia when compared to volatile-based techniques, the vast majority of general anesthetics still us... Read More about Cytochrome P450 2B6 amperometric biosensor for continuous monitoring of propofol.

Propofol detection for monitoring of intravenous anaesthesia: A review (2021)
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Ferrier, D., Kiely, J., & Luxton, R. (2022). Propofol detection for monitoring of intravenous anaesthesia: A review. Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 36, 315-323. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10877-021-00738-5

This paper presents a review of established and emerging methods for detecting and quantifying the intravenous anaesthetic propofol in solution. There is growing evidence of numerous advantages of total intravenous anaesthesia using propofol compared... Read More about Propofol detection for monitoring of intravenous anaesthesia: A review.

Morpholino Oligonucleotide Cross-Linked Hydrogels as Portable Optical Oligonucleotide Biosensors (2018)
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Langford, G. J., Raeburn, J., Ferrier, D. C., Hands, P. J. W., & Shaver, M. P. (2019). Morpholino Oligonucleotide Cross-Linked Hydrogels as Portable Optical Oligonucleotide Biosensors. ACS Sensors, 4(1), 185-191. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssensors.8b01208

© 2018 American Chemical Society. Morpholino Oligonucleotides (MOs), an uncharged DNA analogue, are functionalized with an acrylamide moiety and incorporated into polymer hydrogels as responsive cross-links for microRNA sequence detection. The MO cro... Read More about Morpholino Oligonucleotide Cross-Linked Hydrogels as Portable Optical Oligonucleotide Biosensors.

Conductive composites for oligonucleotide detection (2017)
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Ferrier, D. C., Shaver, M. P., & Hands, P. J. (2018). Conductive composites for oligonucleotide detection. Sensing and Bio-Sensing Research, 17, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbsr.2017.11.007

© 2017 The Authors A new method for oligonucleotide detection is presented based on oligonucleotide cross-linked polymer composites. Conductive carbon nanoparticles are incorporated into a DNA-functionalised polymer, containing partially complementar... Read More about Conductive composites for oligonucleotide detection.

Micro- and nano-structure based oligonucleotide sensors (2015)
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Ferrier, D. C., Shaver, M. P., & Hands, P. J. (2015). Micro- and nano-structure based oligonucleotide sensors. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 68, 798-810. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2015.01.031

This paper presents a review of micro- and nano-structure based oligonucleotide detection and quantification techniques. The characteristics of such devices make them very attractive for Point-of-Care or On-Site-Testing biosensing applications. Their... Read More about Micro- and nano-structure based oligonucleotide sensors.