21 June 1988 Absorbance-Based Affinity Glucose Sensor
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Proceedings Volume 0906, Optical Fibers in Medicine III; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.945255
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
A fluorescence-based optical affinity glucose sensor which offers the advantage of equilibrium reactions has been developed. However, our efforts to miniaturize its optical components is hampered by unavailability of a suitable solid state emitter. An absorbance-based sensor is investigated to overcome the miniaturization difficulty of the optical system. A suitable dye is selected and tagged to the dextran. A small and portable optical detector using a photodiode and a red LED is fabricated. Our preliminary in vitro, results indicates the feasibility of this approach as an ambulatory glucose sensor.
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Sohrab Mansouri, Sohrab Mansouri, Cheryl Jones, Cheryl Jones, Roy Martin, Roy Martin, Ron Heil, Ron Heil, } "Absorbance-Based Affinity Glucose Sensor", Proc. SPIE 0906, Optical Fibers in Medicine III, (21 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.945255; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.945255
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