Analytical device comprising a biological recognition element (e.g. enzyme, receptor, DNA, antibody, or microorganism) in intimate contact with an electrochemical, optical, thermal, or acoustic signal transducer that together permit analyses of chemical properties or quantities. Shows potential deve...
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Either a sensor to detect a biological substance or a sensor which incorporates the use of biological molecules such as antibodies or enzymes.
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1. <apparatus> A sensor that collects data about a biological or physiological process, such as blood pressure. ... Any of a variety of types of biomolecular probes which measure the presence or concentration of biological molecules, biological structures, microorganisms, etc., by translating ...
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biosensor 1. A device that senses and analyzes biological information. This may be simple temperature, blood pressure, or heart rate, or a more sophisticated determination of chemicals and enzymes in body fluids. The biosensor may be used in the laboratory or placed within the body. 2. A device t...
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A biosensor is an analytical device for the detection of an analyte that combines a biological component with a physicochemical detector component. It consists of 3 parts now: A common example of a commercial biosensor is the blood glucose biosensor, which uses the enzyme glucose oxidase to break b...
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A sensor used to obtain information about a life process.
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Device based on microelectronic circuits that can directly measure medically significant variables for the purpose of diagnosis or monitoring treatment. One such device measures the blood-sugar level of diabetics using a single drop of blood, and shows the result on a liquid crystal display within a...
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