A review of microfabricated electrochemical biosensors for DNA detection

Blair, Ewen O. and Corrigan, Damion K. (2019) A review of microfabricated electrochemical biosensors for DNA detection. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 134. pp. 57-67. ISSN 0956-5663

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    Abstract

    This review article presents an overview of recent work on electrochemical biosensors developed using microfabrication processes, particularly sensors used to achieve sensitive and specific detection of DNA sequences. Such devices are important as they lend themselves to miniaturisation, reproducible mass-manufacture, and integration with other previously existing technologies and production methods. The review describes the current state of these biosensors, novel methods used to produce them or enhance their sensing properties, and pathways to deployment of a complete point-of-care biosensing system in a clinical setting.