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Biotechnology

The use of living things, such as one-cell organisms, in technological innovations. Biotechnology has particular applications in medicine, agriculture, engineering, and similar fields. Biotech organizations may make and market their own products, or they may be departments within another company, such as a pharmaceutical corporation.
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Realizing the benefits, biosensor manufacturers have started to move to mobile platforms which will enable users to monitor key health parameters in real-time.
This research focuses on electrochemical biosensors based on DNA stabilization on the surface of modified electrodes.
According to Bahareh Salehi, the executor of the plan, an enzyme biosensor has been used in this research to selectively diagnose penicillin by using silver nanoparticles.
The growth for biosensor devices in Asia is much higher than developed countries due to widening health insurance penetration, large population base and up-gradation of health care systems.
Biosensor detection is a niche area, Alocilja says, "but it's exciting to know that this work can save lives.
Biosensor Applications, headquartered in Solna, Sweden, develops, manufactures and sells biotechnology based vapor and trace detection systems.
Prices are set at 3,150,000 yen ($28,300) for the biosensor and 21,000 yen ($190) for 10 diagnosis filters (2 of each type).
Other biosensor technologies are overcoming these shortfalls and are now beginning to have an impact on the biosensor market.
One drawback to current silicon biosensors is that they are made on a backing that's too rigid to curve around wounds.
The biosensor team is led by Jorg Schreiber, vice president special projects at Roche Diagnostics, Indianapolis.
This license makes Innovative Biosensors the only company allowed to develop, manufacture and sell instruments and kits using the cell based biosensor technology in these fields, in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan and other countries around the world.
Biosensor research began more than 30 years ago with the report by Clark and Lyons in 1962 of the enzyme electrode.