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Application of paper-supported printed gold electrodes for impedimetric immunosensor development.

Ihalainen P, Majumdar H, Viitala T, Törngren B, Närjeoja T, Määttänen A, Sarfraz J, Härmä H, Yliperttula M, Österbacka R, Peltonen J - Biosensors (Basel) (2012)

Bottom Line: In this article, we report on the formation and mode-of-operation of an affinity biosensor, where alternate layers of biotin/streptavidin/biotinylated-CRP-antigen/anti-CRP antibody are grown on printed gold electrodes on disposable paper-substrates.We have successfully demonstrated and detected the formation of consecutive layers of supra-molecular protein assembly using an electrical (impedimetric) technique.The article provides a possible biosensor development scheme, where-(1) fabrication of paper substrate (2) synthesis of gold nanoparticle inks (3) inkjet printing of gold electrodes on paper (4) formation of the biorecognition layers on the gold electrodes and (5) electrical (impedimetric) analysis of growth-all are coupled together to form a test-structure for a recyclable and inexpensive point-of-care diagnostic platform.

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Affiliation: Center of Excellence for Functional Materials and Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Department of Natural Sciences, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland; E-Mails: bjorn.torngren@abo.fi (B.T.); anni.maattanen@abo.fi (A.M.); jawad.sarfraz@abo.fi (J.S.); jouko.peltonen@abo.fi (J.P.).

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In this article, we report on the formation and mode-of-operation of an affinity biosensor, where alternate layers of biotin/streptavidin/biotinylated-CRP-antigen/anti-CRP antibody are grown on printed gold electrodes on disposable paper-substrates. We have successfully demonstrated and detected the formation of consecutive layers of supra-molecular protein assembly using an electrical (impedimetric) technique. The formation process is also supplemented and verified using conventional surface plasmon resonance (SPR) measurements and surface sensitive characterization techniques, such as X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and atomic force microscopy (AFM). The article provides a possible biosensor development scheme, where-(1) fabrication of paper substrate (2) synthesis of gold nanoparticle inks (3) inkjet printing of gold electrodes on paper (4) formation of the biorecognition layers on the gold electrodes and (5) electrical (impedimetric) analysis of growth-all are coupled together to form a test-structure for a recyclable and inexpensive point-of-care diagnostic platform.

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A photograph showing a printed gold electrode on a paper substrate. Also shown is a drop (40 µL) of buffer deposited over the electrode demonstrating how the immobilization of proteins and impedance measurement were conducted. The drop is confined over the target spot by a translucent hydrophobic PDMS layer around the perimeter of the electrode.
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Application of paper-supported printed gold electrodes for impedimetric immunosensor development.

Ihalainen P, Majumdar H, Viitala T, Törngren B, Närjeoja T, Määttänen A, Sarfraz J, Härmä H, Yliperttula M, Österbacka R, Peltonen J - Biosensors (Basel) (2012)

A photograph showing a printed gold electrode on a paper substrate. Also shown is a drop (40 µL) of buffer deposited over the electrode demonstrating how the immobilization of proteins and impedance measurement were conducted. The drop is confined over the target spot by a translucent hydrophobic PDMS layer around the perimeter of the electrode.
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biosensors-03-00001-f008: A photograph showing a printed gold electrode on a paper substrate. Also shown is a drop (40 µL) of buffer deposited over the electrode demonstrating how the immobilization of proteins and impedance measurement were conducted. The drop is confined over the target spot by a translucent hydrophobic PDMS layer around the perimeter of the electrode.
Bottom Line: In this article, we report on the formation and mode-of-operation of an affinity biosensor, where alternate layers of biotin/streptavidin/biotinylated-CRP-antigen/anti-CRP antibody are grown on printed gold electrodes on disposable paper-substrates.We have successfully demonstrated and detected the formation of consecutive layers of supra-molecular protein assembly using an electrical (impedimetric) technique.The article provides a possible biosensor development scheme, where-(1) fabrication of paper substrate (2) synthesis of gold nanoparticle inks (3) inkjet printing of gold electrodes on paper (4) formation of the biorecognition layers on the gold electrodes and (5) electrical (impedimetric) analysis of growth-all are coupled together to form a test-structure for a recyclable and inexpensive point-of-care diagnostic platform.

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Affiliation: Center of Excellence for Functional Materials and Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Department of Natural Sciences, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland; E-Mails: bjorn.torngren@abo.fi (B.T.); anni.maattanen@abo.fi (A.M.); jawad.sarfraz@abo.fi (J.S.); jouko.peltonen@abo.fi (J.P.).

ABSTRACT
In this article, we report on the formation and mode-of-operation of an affinity biosensor, where alternate layers of biotin/streptavidin/biotinylated-CRP-antigen/anti-CRP antibody are grown on printed gold electrodes on disposable paper-substrates. We have successfully demonstrated and detected the formation of consecutive layers of supra-molecular protein assembly using an electrical (impedimetric) technique. The formation process is also supplemented and verified using conventional surface plasmon resonance (SPR) measurements and surface sensitive characterization techniques, such as X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and atomic force microscopy (AFM). The article provides a possible biosensor development scheme, where-(1) fabrication of paper substrate (2) synthesis of gold nanoparticle inks (3) inkjet printing of gold electrodes on paper (4) formation of the biorecognition layers on the gold electrodes and (5) electrical (impedimetric) analysis of growth-all are coupled together to form a test-structure for a recyclable and inexpensive point-of-care diagnostic platform.

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