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Nicole Pamme

Professor in Analytical Chemistry


Detection of doxycycline hyclate and oxymetazoline hydrochloride in pharmaceutical preparations via spectrophotometry and microfluidic paper-based analytical device (μPADs) (2020)
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Abdulsattar, J. O., Abdulsattar, J. O., Hadi, H., Richardson, S., Iles, A., & Pamme, N. (2020). Detection of doxycycline hyclate and oxymetazoline hydrochloride in pharmaceutical preparations via spectrophotometry and microfluidic paper-based analytical device (μPADs). Analytica Chimica Acta, 1136, 196-204. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2020.09.045

There is growing demand for simple to operate, sensitive, on-site quantitative assays to investigate concentrations of drug molecules in pharmaceutical preparations for quality assurance. Here, we report on the development of two colorimetric analysi... Read More about Detection of doxycycline hyclate and oxymetazoline hydrochloride in pharmaceutical preparations via spectrophotometry and microfluidic paper-based analytical device (μPADs).

Paper-based analytical devices for colorimetric detection of: S. aureus and E. coli and their antibiotic resistant strains in milk (2020)
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Khan, Q. M., Asif, M., Awan, F. R., Khan, Q. . M., Ngamsom, B., & Pamme, N. (2020). Paper-based analytical devices for colorimetric detection of: S. aureus and E. coli and their antibiotic resistant strains in milk. Analyst, 145(22), 7320-7329. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0an01075h

Animal derived milk which is an important part of human diet due to its high nutritional value not only supports humans but also presents a growth environment for pathogenic bacteria. Milk may become contaminated with bacteria through udder infection... Read More about Paper-based analytical devices for colorimetric detection of: S. aureus and E. coli and their antibiotic resistant strains in milk.

Microfluidic-Based Electrochemical Immunosensing of Ferritin (2020)
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Garg, M., Christensen, M. G., Iles, A., Sharma, A. L., Singh, S., & Pamme, N. (2020). Microfluidic-Based Electrochemical Immunosensing of Ferritin. Biosensors, 10(8), https://doi.org/10.3390/bios10080091

Ferritin is a clinically important biomarker which reflects the state of iron in the body and is directly involved with anemia. Current methods available for ferritin estimation are generally not portable or they do not provide a fast response. To co... Read More about Microfluidic-Based Electrochemical Immunosensing of Ferritin.

On-chip electrochemical detection of glucose towards the miniaturised quality control of carbohydrate-based radiotracers (2020)
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Esfahani, M. M., Patinglag, L., Esfahani, M. M. N., Ragunathan, K., He, P., Brown, N. J., …Tarn, M. D. (2020). On-chip electrochemical detection of glucose towards the miniaturised quality control of carbohydrate-based radiotracers. Analyst, 145(14), 4920-4930. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01881f

The miniaturisation of positron emission tomography (PET) radiotracer production is facilitating a move towards a dose-on-demand strategy that would enable a stratified approach to patient diagnostics, but while the on-chip synthesis steps have been... Read More about On-chip electrochemical detection of glucose towards the miniaturised quality control of carbohydrate-based radiotracers.

FISH and chips: a review of microfluidic platforms for FISH analysis (2020)
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Rodriguez-Mateos, P., Azevedo, N. F., Almeida, C., & Pamme, N. (2020). FISH and chips: a review of microfluidic platforms for FISH analysis. Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 209(3), 373-391. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00430-019-00654-1

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) allows visualization of specific nucleic acid sequences within an intact cell or a tissue section. It is based on molecular recognition between a fluorescently labeled probe that penetrates the cell membrane... Read More about FISH and chips: a review of microfluidic platforms for FISH analysis.

Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya (2019)
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Ngamsom, B., Wandera, E. A., Iles, A., Kimani, R., Muregi, F., Gitaka, J., & Pamme, N. (2019). Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya. Analyst, 144(23), 6889-6897 . https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01808e

© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2019. We report the rapid detection (20 min) of Streptococcus agalactiae, Group B Streptococcus (GBS) employing on-chip magnetic isolation of GBS based on immiscible filtration assisted by surface tension (IFAST), fol... Read More about Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from artificial urine samples based on IFAST and ATP Bioluminescence Assay: from development to practical challenges during protocol testing in Kenya.

A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin (2019)
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Alamrani, N. A., Greenway, G. M., Pamme, N., Goddard, N. J., & Gupta, R. (2019). A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin. Analyst, 144(20), 6048-6054. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9an01421g

This proof-of-principle study demonstrates the feasibility of a leaky waveguide (LW) aptasensor, where aptamers were immobilised in a mesoporous chitosan waveguiding film for the detection of thrombin. This work has demonstrated that aptamers immobil... Read More about A feasibility study of a leaky waveguide aptasensor for thrombin.

“Learning on a chip:” Microfluidics for formal and informal science education (2019)
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Rackus, D. G., Riedel-Kruse, I. H., & Pamme, N. (2019). “Learning on a chip:” Microfluidics for formal and informal science education. Biomicrofluidics, 13(4), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5096030

© 2019 Author(s). Microfluidics is a technique for the handling of small volumes of liquids on the order of picoliters to nanoliters and has impact for miniaturized biomedical science and fundamental research. Because of its multi- and interdisciplin... Read More about “Learning on a chip:” Microfluidics for formal and informal science education.

A method for determining average iron content of ferritin by measuring its optical dispersion (2019)
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Gupta, R., Alamrani, N. A., Greenway, G. M., Pamme, N., & Goddard, N. J. (2019). A method for determining average iron content of ferritin by measuring its optical dispersion. Analytical chemistry, 91(11), 7366-7372. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.9b01231

© 2019 American Chemical Society. We report a method where the refractive index increments of an iron storage protein, ferritin, and apoferritin (ferritin minus iron) were measured over the wavelength range of 450-678 nm to determine the average iron... Read More about A method for determining average iron content of ferritin by measuring its optical dispersion.

Two-step numerical approach to predict ferrofluid droplet generation and manipulation inside multilaminar flow chambers (2019)
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Gómez-Pastora, J., Amiri Roodan, V., Karampelas, I. H., Alorabi, A. Q., Tarn, M. D., Iles, A., …Ortiz, I. (2019). Two-step numerical approach to predict ferrofluid droplet generation and manipulation inside multilaminar flow chambers. Journal of physical chemistry. C, 123(15), 10065-10080. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b01393

Copyright © 2019 American Chemical Society. In this study, a computational fluid dynamics approach is implemented to investigate the dynamic behavior of continuous-flow droplet microfluidics. The developed approach predicts both droplet generation an... Read More about Two-step numerical approach to predict ferrofluid droplet generation and manipulation inside multilaminar flow chambers.