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Coated glucose sensors dodge recalibration

Coating continuous glucose-monitoring sensors with zwitterionic polymer reduces early inflammatory responses and signal noise after sensor implantation in live animals, and improves the performance of the sensors without the need for additional recalibration.

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Fig. 1: A zwitterionic-polymer coating improves the accuracy of glucose sensors.

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Zhang, E., Cao, Z. Coated glucose sensors dodge recalibration. Nat Biomed Eng 2, 881–882 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-018-0329-4

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