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Saliva-based biosensors: noninvasive monitoring tool for clinical diagnostics

Malon, Radha S. P. and Sadir, Sahba and Balakrishnan, Malarvili and Córcoles, Emma P. (2014) Saliva-based biosensors: noninvasive monitoring tool for clinical diagnostics. Biomed Research International . ISSN 2314-6133

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/962903

Abstract

Saliva is increasingly recognised as an attractive diagnostic fluid. The presence of various disease signalling salivary biomarkers that accurately reflect normal and disease states in humans and the sampling benefits compared to blood sampling are some of the reasons for this recognition. This explains the burgeoning research field in assay developments and technological advancements for the detection of various salivary biomarkers to improve clinical diagnosis, management, and treatment. This paper reviews the significance of salivary biomarkers for clinical diagnosis and therapeutic applications, with focus on the technologies and biosensing platforms that have been reported for screening these biomarkers.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:catecholamine, glucose
Subjects:Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions:Biosciences and Medical Engineering
ID Code:62519
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:18 Jun 2017 08:11
Last Modified:18 Jun 2017 08:11

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