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DeTectUs 2018

DeTectUs is a team competing in Sensus 2018, its university is the Technical University of Denmark. For Sensus 2018, DeTectUs investigated the possibilities for creating a biosensor which is able to measure the concentration of Vancomycin. The full TRD can be found via this link

Method

Vancocymin binds to a receptor on a metal surface. This creates an electrical signal.

Molecular Recognition

Chemical bonding between the receptor and the analyte.

Physical Transduction

There is a measurable change in electrical output when there is vancomyocin bound and when there is not

Cartridge

The sample is pipetted onto the cartridge, where the antibodies are bound

Reader Instrument

small LCD screen

Prizes

None