Functional Nucleic Acids for Analytical Applications

  • Li Yingfu
  • Lu Yi

Part of the Integrated Analytical Systems book series (ANASYS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Overview of Functional Nucleic Acids and Their Analytical Applications

    1. Yi Lu, Yingfu Li
      Pages 3-9
    2. Renaud Tremblay, Jérôme Mulhbacher, Simon Blouin, J. Carlos Penedo, Daniel A. Lafontaine
      Pages 11-46
  3. Functional Nucleic Acid Sensors Based on Different Transduction Principles

    1. Hui William Chen, Youngmi Kim, Ling Meng, Prabodhika Mallikaratchy, Jennifer Martin, Zhiwen Tang et al.
      Pages 111-130
    2. William Chiuman, Yingfu Li
      Pages 131-153
    3. Yi Xiao, Kevin W. Plaxco
      Pages 179-197
    4. Itamar Willner, Bella Shlyahovsky, Bilha Willner, Maya Zayats
      Pages 199-252
  4. Other Emerging Analytical Applications

    1. Jeffrey W. Guthrie, Yuanhua Shao, X. Chris Le
      Pages 255-270
    2. Corinne Ravelet, Eric Peyrin
      Pages 271-286
    3. Heather Angel Syrett, James R. Collett, Andrew D. Ellington
      Pages 287-308
    4. Nicholas Rupcich, Razvan Nutiu, Yutu Shen, Yingfu Li, John D. Brennan
      Pages 309-342
    5. Andrea Rentmeister, Michael Famulok
      Pages 343-354
    6. Joanne Macdonald, Milan N. Stojanovic
      Pages 355-375
    7. Yu He, Ye Tian, Yi Chen, Chengde Mao
      Pages 377-388
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 389-395

About this book


Both DNA and RNA can serve purposes beyond simple genetic storage and transfer – for example, they can also be employed as enzymes (for catalysis) and receptors (for ligand binding). Increasingly, researchers are making interesting use of these molecules, now collectively called functional nucleic acids. This book, containing chapters written by leading experts in relevant fields, provides timely accounts of diverse analytical applications that take advantage of the functional nucleic acids. The book is written for academic, clinical and industrial scientists and graduate students who may consider exploring functional nucleic acids in their research or practice.


Acid Analytical Biosensor DNA Expression Functional Microanalytical Microarray Nanomaterial Nucleic chemistry gene expression nanostructure nanotechnology

Editors and affiliations

  • Li Yingfu
    • 1
  • Lu Yi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical SciencesMcMaster University HamiltonOntarioCanada
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign UrbanaIllinoisUSA

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