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This paper presents the technique of forming flexible liquid sensors for biological applications based on carbon nanotube networks. We bend structures with a radius of curvature of 5 mm and the resistance change is no more than 8–10%, keeping the overall properties of the conductive coatings developed during multiple bends. We demonstrate the possibility of determining thrombin when biosensor structures are immobilized by specific aptamers.

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Original Russian Text © K.F. Akhmadishina, I.I. Bobrinetskii, I.A. Komarov, A.M. Malovichko, V.K. Nevolin, V.A. Petukhov, A.V. Golovin, A.O. Zalevskii, 2013, published in Rossiiskie Nanotekhnologii, 2013, Vol. 8, Nos. 11–12.

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Akhmadishina, K.F., Bobrinetskii, I.I., Komarov, I.A. et al. Flexible biological sensors based on carbon nanotube films. Nanotechnol Russia 8, 721–726 (2013).

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