Merck

Optical methods for sensing glucose.

Chemical Society reviews (2011-06-16)
Mark-Steven Steiner, Axel Duerkop, Otto S Wolfbeis
ABSTRACT

This critical review covers the present state of the art in optical sensing of glucose. Following an introduction into the significance of (continuous) sensing of glucose and a brief look back, we discuss methods based on (a) monitoring the optical properties of intrinsically fluorescent or labeled enzymes, their co-enzymes and co-substrates; (b) the measurement of the products of enzymatic oxidation of glucose by glucose oxidase; (c) the use of synthetic boronic acids; (d) the use of Concanavalin A; and (e) the application of other glucose-binding proteins. We finally present an assessment in terms of the advantages and disadvantages of the various methods (237 references).

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