By Marinella Farré, Sara Rodriguez-Mozaz (auth.), Damià Barceló, Peter-Diedrich Hansen (eds.)
There is an expanding desire for powerful equipment of estimating the dangers as a result of the massive variety of toxins published into the surroundings by means of human actions. This quantity offers an summary of biosensors as a key software for the environmental tracking of aquatic structures. Biosensor know-how is predicated on a selected organic attractiveness point together with a transducer for sign processing. specifically, the detection and id of endocrine-disrupting compounds and different pollution in wastewater are taken care of intimately. Biosensors are offered as a pragmatic substitute or complement to standard chromatographic recommendations. Emphasis can be put on the validation of the utilized know-how and its program to real-world environmental samples.