Development Trend of Biosensors for Antimicrobial Drugs in Water Environment

물 환경 내 항생제 약물 분석을 위한 바이오센서 개발 연구 동향

  • Goh, Eunseo (Department of Chemistry and Green-Nano materials Research Center, Kyungpook National University) ;
  • Lee, Hye Jin (Department of Chemistry and Green-Nano materials Research Center, Kyungpook National University)
  • 고은서 (경북대학교 자연과학대학 화학과 및 청정나노소재 연구소) ;
  • 이혜진 (경북대학교 자연과학대학 화학과 및 청정나노소재 연구소)
  • Received : 2016.11.15
  • Accepted : 2016.11.23
  • Published : 2016.12.10


While there have been great demands on improving domestic water pollution issues, the necessity for real time monitoring of particular drug residues in water resources has been raised since drug residues including antibiotics could provoke new trains of drug-resistant bacteria in water environments. Among many different types of drugs used for pharmaceutical treatment, antibiotics are considered to be one of the most hazardous to our ecosystem since they can rapidly promote the spreading of drug-resistant bacteria in water environments. In this mini-review, we will highlight recent developments made on creating in-situ sensing platforms for the fast monitoring of antibiotic residues in aquatic environmental samples focusing on optical and electrochemical techniques. Related recent technology developments and the resulting economy effects will also be discussed.


antibiotics;water pollutant;optical biosensor;electrochemical biosensor;antimicrobials


Supported by : Kyungpook National University


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