Recent advances in sustainable nature-based functional materials for biomedical sensor technologies

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2023 Mar 1:1-25. doi: 10.1007/s11356-023-26135-w. Online ahead of print.


The lightweight, low-density, and low-cost natural polymers like cellulose, chitosan, and silk have good chemical and biodegradable properties due to their individually unique structural and functional elements. However, the mechanical properties of these polymers differ from each other. In this scenario, chitosan lacks good mechanical properties than cellulose and silk. The synthesis of nano natural polymer and reinforcement with suitable chemical compounds as the development of nanocomposite gives them promising multidisciplinary applications. Many kinds of research are already published with innovative bio-derived polymeric functional materials (Bd-PFM) applications. Most research interest is carried out on health concerns. Lots of attention has been paid to biomedical applications of Bd-PFM as biosensors. This review aims to provide a glimpse of the nanostructures Bd-PFM biosensors.

PMID:36857000 | PMC:PMC9975880 | DOI:10.1007/s11356-023-26135-w


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