Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > Nanocomposites Used in Measurement of Human Serum Antibodies

Abstract:
Iranian researchers at the University of Kurdistan found a new method based on a nanocomposite comprised of carbon nanotubes to measure trace levels of a special type of human immune system's antibody.

Nanocomposites Used in Measurement of Human Serum Antibodies

Tehran, Iran | Posted on April 30th, 2013

Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is an antibody found in very low levels in human blood and is secreted in response to immediate reactions triggered by the hypersensitivities caused by allergic diseases such as asthma and hay fever. As a result, sensors detecting extremely low levels of IgE would be of interest and application in clinical diagnosis of patients suffering from special types of allergies. So far, researchers from all around the globe have been continually making efforts to develop such aptasensors for determination of Immunoglobulin E in human serum with desired precision.

According to the researchers, the synthesized nanocomposite provides an appropriate substrate for attachment and stabilization of enzymes and proteins. The good agreement between the obtained results and those by the ELISA standard confirm the high efficiency of the devised aptasensor.

The winning features of the proposed nanocomposite include the ease of synthesis and modification of the electrodes surface, the low cost of the modified electrodes and their high reproducibility, satisfactory performance of the nanobio-sensor for real specimens, low detection range and a broad linear operation range.

An elaborate report on this scientific research has been recently published in Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 43, 2013, pages 218 to 225.

####

For more information, please click here

Copyright © Fars News Agency

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Iranian Scientists Use Artemisia Annua Plant to Produce Breast Cancer Drugs August 29th, 2015

Small but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2015, in line with expectations: Major clinical achievements and corporate developments August 28th, 2015

A new technique to make drugs more soluble August 28th, 2015

Nanocatalysts improve processes for the petrochemical industry August 28th, 2015

Nanomedicine

Iranian Scientists Use Artemisia Annua Plant to Produce Breast Cancer Drugs August 29th, 2015

Small but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2015, in line with expectations: Major clinical achievements and corporate developments August 28th, 2015

A new technique to make drugs more soluble August 28th, 2015

These microscopic fish are 3-D-printed to do more than swim: Researchers demonstrate a novel method to build microscopic robots with complex shapes and functionalities August 26th, 2015

Discoveries

Iranian Scientists Use Artemisia Annua Plant to Produce Breast Cancer Drugs August 29th, 2015

A new technique to make drugs more soluble August 28th, 2015

Nanocatalysts improve processes for the petrochemical industry August 28th, 2015

CWRU researchers efficiently charge a lithium-ion battery with solar cell: Coupling with perovskite solar cell holds potential for cleaner cars and more August 27th, 2015

Announcements

Iranian Scientists Use Artemisia Annua Plant to Produce Breast Cancer Drugs August 29th, 2015

Small but heading for the big time: Nanobiotix half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2015, in line with expectations: Major clinical achievements and corporate developments August 28th, 2015

A new technique to make drugs more soluble August 28th, 2015

Nanocatalysts improve processes for the petrochemical industry August 28th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







Car Brands
Buy website traffic