Research on new sensing concepts has opened the door to a wide variety of microsystems for clinical applications. Such devices are extremely useful for delivering diagnostic information in a fast, simple, and low cost fashion. This book is one of the first to focus on the use of nanotechnology in diagnostics. Designed as a broad survey of the field

chapter 2|24 pages

Biotechnology-Utilized Nanopore for Single-Molecule Investigation

ByJi Wook Shim, Li-Qun Gu

chapter 3|18 pages

Self-assembled Peptide and Protein Nanostructures in Diagnosis

ByJaime Castillo-León,* Yuri Belotti and Winnie E. Svendsen

chapter 4|28 pages

Electrochemical Sensor Systems for Medicine

ByV.V. Shumyantseva,* E.V. Suprun, T.V. Bulko, Ya. M. Chalenko and A.I. Archakov

chapter 5|24 pages

Conductive Polymers in Medical Diagnostics

ByJohannes Daprà, Katrine Kiilerich-Pedersen, Nikolaj Ormstrup Christiansen, Claus Riber Poulsen, Noemi Rozlosnik

chapter 6|31 pages

Biosensors for Diagnostic Based on Olfactory Receptors

ByMarta Sanmartí, Patrizia Iavicoli and Josep Samitier *

chapter 7|21 pages

Nanomedicine Technologies for Cell-based Drug Screening

ByPravin K. Naoghare, Joon Myong Song

chapter 8|19 pages

Emerging Nanotechnology for Effi cient Capture of Circulating Tumor Cells

ByXueli Liu, Li Chen, Shutao Wang