22 February 2002 Optical imaging fiber-based recombinant bacterial biosensor
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Proceedings Volume 4576, Advanced Environmental Sensing Technology II; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.456951
Event: Environmental and Industrial Sensing, 2001, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
A cell array biosensor was developed, composed of thousands of individual bacteria cells expressing a reporter gene that responds to the presence of environmental pollutants. The single cell array was produced by immobilizing the cells on an optical imaging fiber. A high-density array of microwells was fabricated on the optical imaging fiber's distal face by selectively etching the individual fibers cores. Each microwell was used to accommodate a single living bacterium, allowing simultaneous monitoring of the genetic responses of all the cells in the array. The optical imaging fiber cell array platform provides a powerful tool for the fabrication of whole cell biosensors for various environmental and industrial applications.
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Israel Biran, David M. Rissin, David R. Walt, "Optical imaging fiber-based recombinant bacterial biosensor", Proc. SPIE 4576, Advanced Environmental Sensing Technology II, (22 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.456951; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.456951
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