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By Marinella Farré, Sara Rodriguez-Mozaz (auth.), Damià Barceló, Peter-Diedrich Hansen (eds.)

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There is an expanding desire for potent equipment of estimating the dangers attributable to the massive variety of toxins published into the surroundings via human actions. This quantity offers an outline of biosensors as a key instrument for the environmental tracking of aquatic platforms. Biosensor know-how relies on a particular organic popularity aspect together with a transducer for sign processing. particularly, the detection and id of endocrine-disrupting compounds and different pollutants in wastewater are taken care of intimately. Biosensors are awarded as a pragmatic replacement or complement to standard chromatographic suggestions. Emphasis can be put on the validation of the utilized know-how and its program to real-world environmental samples.

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7 AWACSS–Marketing Aspects: Water Quality Survey ................................................ 3 Environmental Applications................................................................................................. 1 Target Pollutants.......................................................................................................... 2 Real-World Water Analysis ......................................................................................... 3 Validation ....................................................................................................................

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