Analytical chemistry

Sweet solution to sensing

Glucose meters allow rapid and quantitative measurement of blood sugar levels for diabetes sufferers worldwide. Now a new method allows this proven technology to be used to quantify a much wider range of analytes.

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Figure 1: Sensing a variety of analytes using a glucose meter.

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Sia, S., Chin, C. Sweet solution to sensing. Nature Chem 3, 659–660 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nchem.1119

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