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Biologically inspired biosensors from fish chromatophores

Tonya R. Danosky

Biologically inspired biosensors from fish chromatophores

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nile tilapia -- Sense organs.,
  • Biosensors.,
  • Melanophores.

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    Statementby Tonya R. Danosky.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15443229M

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Biologically inspired biosensors from fish chromatophores by Tonya R. Danosky Download PDF EPUB FB2

This thesis explores the feasibility of using melanophore-based biosensors from Oreochromis niloticus. Melanophores are one type of pigmented cell of the scales and fins of fish that respond in a motile fashion to a diverse range of stimuli. Fish scales were employed as the first step in determining the utility of melanophores as by: 1.

Graduation date: This thesis explores the feasibility of using Biologically inspired biosensors from fish chromatophores book biosensors from Oreochromis niloticus.

Melanophores are one type of\ud pigmented cell of the scales and fins of fish that respond in a motile fashion to a\ud diverse range of stimuli. Fish chromatophores from Betta splendens are used as the cytosensor element in the development of a portable microscale device capable of detecting certain environmental toxins and bacterial pathogens by monitoring changes in pigment granule distribution.

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Book Subject Areas. Life Sciences Agricultural and Biological Sciences () Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology. Isolated fish chromatophore cells can also be used as a detection system.

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Given the extensive optical characterization of chromatophores in past studies [3–5,7–9], it is noteworthy that this far-red emission had not been reported previously in cephalopods. Recently, a similar fluorescence signal, peaking around nm, was observed in fish chromatophores, which are very different cell types despite the same name.

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