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Molecular Diagnostics

Volume 133 of the series Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology pp 1-14

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Integration in Bioanalysis: Technologies for Point-of-Care Testing

  • Frank F. BierAffiliated withFraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT) Email author 
  • , Soeren SchumacherAffiliated withFraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (IBMT)

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Abstract

Biosensors, Lab-on-Chip technologies, and sensor-actor molecules are steps towards the integration of bioanalysis into small devices that will help in providing analysis where it is needed: the point-of-care. This article gives a brief overview of recent achievements and future prospects.

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