Biosensing and drug delivery by polypyrrole

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Abstract

Conducting polypyrrole is a biological compatible polymer matrix wherein number of drugs and enzymes can be incorporated by way of doping. The polypyrrole, which is obtained as freestanding film by electrochemical polymerization, has gained tremendous recognition as sophisticated electronic measuring device in the field of sensors and drug delivery. In drug delivery the reversing of the potential 100% of the drug can be released and is highly efficient as a biosensor in presence of an enzyme. In this review we discuss the applications of conducting polypyrrole as biosensor for some biomolecules and drug delivery systems.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-125
Number of pages7
JournalAnalytica Chimica Acta
Volume568 (1-2)
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 May 2006

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