A device that uses specific biochemical reactions mediated by isolated @E02159@, immunosystems, tissues, @O04324@ or whole cells to detect chemical compounds usually by electrical, thermal or optical signals.
Source: PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 148 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'biosensor' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.B00663 RISBibTexEndNote