Biosensing and drug delivery by polypyrrole

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    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
    Number of pages7
    Pages (from-to)119-125
    JournalAnalytica Chimica Acta
    Journal publication date24 May 2006
    Issue number1-2
    Volume568 (1-2)
    Publication statusPublished - 24 May 2006

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