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Silk-Based Conformal, Adhesive, Edible Food Sensors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22266768     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
An array of passive metamaterial antennas fabricated on an all protein-based silk substrates that were conformally transferred and adhered to the surface of an apple. This process allows the opportunity for intimate contact of micro- and nanostructures that can probe their surrounding environment with surfaces of evolving properties, and accordingly monitor their changes. This was applied to provide in situ monitoring of food quality. It is to be noted that this type of sensor consists of all edible and biodegradable components, holding utility and potential relevance for healthcare and food/consumer products and markets.
Hu Tao; Mark A Brenckle; Miaomiao Yang; Jingdi Zhang; Mengkun Liu; Sean M Siebert; Richard D Averitt; Manu S Mannoor; Michael C McAlpine; John A Rogers; David L Kaplan; Fiorenzo G Omenetto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1521-4095     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9885358     Medline TA:  Adv Mater     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tufts University, 4 Colby St., Medford, MA 02155, USA.
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