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Authors: Gustavo A. Rivas, María D. Rubianes, María L. Pedano, Nancy F. Ferreyra, Guillermina Luque and Silvia A. Miscoria (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Ciudad Universitaria, Córdoba, Argentina) 
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The goal of this book is to summarize the recent advances in carbon nanotubes as a new material for electrochemical sensors. Since their discovery in 1991, carbon nanotubes have received considerable attention in different fields. Their special geometry and unique electronic, mechanical, chemical and thermal properties make them a very attractive material for the design of electrochemical biosensors. The first application of carbon nanotubes in the preparation of a sensor was reported by Britto in 1996. Since then, an increasing number of publications involving sensors based on carbon nanotubes (either single or multi-wall) for substrates like glucose, lactate, alcohols, phenols, neurotransmitters, aminoacids, proteins, carbohydrates among others, have been reported. This fact demonstrates the usefulness of carbon nanotubes for the development of electrochemical sensors. The advantages of carbon nanotubes for promoting electron transfer reactions -with special emphasis in those involving biomolecules-, the different methodologies for incorporating carbon nanotubes in sensors (either suspended in solutions, in polymeric films or in composite matrices), the analytical performance of the resulting biosensors as well as future prospects are discussed in this book.

Table of Contents:
Acknowledgements

Chapter 1. Introduction; pp. 1-2

Chapter 2. General Aspects of Carbon Nanotubes; pp. 3-8

Chapter 3. Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes; pp. 9-11

Chapter 4. Use of Carbon Nanotubes as Electrode Material; pp. 13-25

Chapter 5. Electrochemical Behavior of Different Compounds at CNTs-Based Electrodes. Sensing Properties; pp. 28-36

Chapter 6. Use of CNTs for the Development of Electrochemical Biosensors; pp. 37-60

Chapter 7. Final Considerations; pp. 61

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      Nanotechnology Science and Technology
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2009
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-801-7
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