Development of a bacterial biosensor for arsenite detection

In order to provide an alternative measurement tool for arsenic contamination, we are developing a sensor that uses agarose beads containing a genetically engineered Escherichia coli strain producing a fluorescent signal in response to arsenite. Beads with cells are incorporated into a microfluidic system where they can be exposed to aqueous samples containing arsenic.


    • EPFL-POSTER-176202

    Record created on 2012-04-16, modified on 2017-05-10


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