Biosensor research

The Electrochemical Sensors market is estimated at $8.35 billion by 2019 at a CAGR of 7.97% over the period 2014-2020. With an aim to provide highly customized solutions in amperometric, enzymatic, immuno and genosensor research, over the past decade, Metrohm DropSens has offered the most powerful and diverse instrument portfolio. With a high sense of gratitude, we hereby summarize some of the recent contributions towards the modern areas of sensor research.

Selected Articles in Sensor Research for 2017

Medicinal / Clinical Applications

Ultrasensitive sensor for detection of early stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) in human body

The researchers from Amity University in collaboration with CSIR-IGIB & Yobe State University, Nigeria have developed a portable diagnostic sensor for detection of CKD specific marker Cystatin C in human body. A customized solution with multi-walled carbon nanotubes from DropSens and an Autolab Potentiostat facilitated the analysis in real-world urine samples. Read more

Metrohm offers a complete new solution package in high-throughput clinical research viz. 

  • CONNECTOR 96X : Connects 96X format Screen-Printed Electrodes with any kind of (multi) potentiostat

Pharmaceutical Applications

Fabrication of carbon-based nanomaterial composite electrochemical sensor for the monitoring of terbutaline in pharmaceutical formulations

A research team at Sri Venkateswara University (Andhra Pradesh-India) have successfully studied the repeatability, reproducibility and stability of MWCNTs/graphene/GCE Sensor for the detection of terbutaline in Pharmaceutical Formulations. All measurements including impedance studies were conducted using Metrohm DropSens Instruments. Read more

Metrohm offers analytical solutions which are customized for nano sciences viz.
  • BIASPE02 – Automated Amperometric Detection
  • FIAEC – Flow Injection Analysis Set-up
Evaluation of electrochemical, UV/VIS and Raman spectroelectrochemical detection of Naratriptan with screen-printed electrodes

Using our highly sophisticated SPELEC RAMAN analyzer, our Metrohm DropSens team have successfully applied Raman based Spectro-electrochemistry technique to detect a commonly known pharmaceutical ingredient for antimigraine activity. Find the fully published article in the journal of Talanta.

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Development of silver/carbon screen-printed electrode for rapid determination of vitamin C from fruit juices

A group of dynamic researchers at Junagadh Agricultural University (Gujarat-India) have successfully fabricated and tested a silver-based screen printed electrodes for potential application in Vitamin C detection for fruit Juices. The analytical measurements in the work were conducted using a PGSTAT 204 equipped with impedance analyzer. Read more

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