Enhancing the blood compatibility of ion-selective electrodes

Vasilis G. Gavalas, Maria J. Berrocal, Leonidas G. Bachas

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Abstract

In vivo monitoring of various analytes is important for many bioanalytical and biomedical applications. The crucial challenge in this type of applications is the interaction of the sensor with the host environment, which is qualitatively described by the term biocompatibility. This review discusses recent advances in methods and materials used for the improvement of the biocompatibility of ion-selective electrodes especially as it relates to their interaction with blood components.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-72
Number of pages8
JournalAnalytical and bioanalytical chemistry
Volume384
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Biocompatibility
  • Blood-membrane interactions
  • Hemocompatibility
  • Ion-selective electrodes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

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