Metal-Functional Nucleic Acid Nanocomposite Based Biosensor

  • Yunbo Luo


Metal-based nanomaterials are most commonly used carrier for construction of functional nucleic acids sensors. Including gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) and magnetic beads (MBs), they play important roles in signal transmission and amplification. Further, the combination between different functional nucleic acids and metal-based nanomaterials also give these sensors multiple detection ability and high sensitivity. In this chapter, the metal-nucleic acids nanocomposite sensors are classified according to the dimensional of functional nucleic acids and elaborated respectively.


Functional nucleic acids Metal-based nanomaterials Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) Magnetic beads (MBs) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yunbo Luo
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  1. 1.Food Science &Nutritional EngineeringChina Agricultural UniversityBeijingChina

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