By Ligia Maria Moretto, Kurt Kalcher
This booklet offers an exhaustive assessment of electrochemical sensors and biosensors for the research and tracking of crucial analytes within the environmental box, in undefined, in therapy vegetation and in environmental learn. The chapters supply the reader a finished, state of the art photograph of the sector of electrochemical sensors appropriate to environmental analytes, from the theoretical ideas in their layout to their implementation, attention and application.
The first 3 chapters speak about basics, and the final 3 chapters conceal the most teams of analytes of environmental interest.
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