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A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects (2019)
Journal Article
Ghobaei Namhil, Z., Kemp, C., Verrelli, E., Iles, A., Pamme, N., Adawi, A. M., & Kemp, N. (2019). A label-free aptamer-based nanogap capacitive biosensor with greatly diminished electrode polarization effects. Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 21(2), 681-691. doi:10.1039/c8cp05510f

A significant impediment to the use of impedance spectroscopy in bio-sensing is the electrode polarization effect that arises from the movement of free ions to the electrode-solution interface, forming an electrical double layer (EDL). The EDL screen... Read More

Sample introduction interface for on-chip nucleic acid-based analysis of Helicobacter pylori from stool samples (2016)
Journal Article
Esfahani, M. M. N., Shaw, K. J., Esfahani, M. M., Kemp, C., Tarn, M. D., Melling, L., …Mosley, O. (2016). Sample introduction interface for on-chip nucleic acid-based analysis of Helicobacter pylori from stool samples. Lab on a chip, 16(11), 2108-2115. doi:10.1039/c6lc00228e

Despite recent advances in microfluidic-based integrated diagnostic systems, the sample introduction interface, especially with regards to large volume samples, has often been neglected. We present a sample introduction interface that allows direct o... Read More

Improved DNA extraction efficiency from low level cell numbers using a silica monolith based micro fluidic device (2012)
Journal Article
Kashkary, L., Kemp, C., Shaw, K. J., Greenway, G. M., & Haswell, S. J. (2012). Improved DNA extraction efficiency from low level cell numbers using a silica monolith based micro fluidic device. Analytica Chimica Acta, 750, (127-131). doi:10.1016/j.aca.2012.05.019. ISSN 0003-2670

The evaluation of a micro fluidic system with an integrated silica monolith for performing DNA extraction from limited biological samples has been carried out. Low DNA target concentrations usually require the addition of carrier RNA to ensure desire... Read More

Integrated DNA extraction and amplification using electrokinetic pumping in a microfluidic device (2011)
Journal Article
Parton, J., Birch, C., Kemp, C., Haswell, S. J., Pamme, N., & Shaw, K. J. (2012). Integrated DNA extraction and amplification using electrokinetic pumping in a microfluidic device. Analytical Methods, 4(1), 96-100. doi:10.1039/c1ay05552f

An integrated system employing anion exchange for the extraction of DNA from biological samples prior to polymerase chain reaction DNA amplification has been developed, based on microfluidic methodology utilising electrokinetic pumping. In this syste... Read More