A Study on Factors Affecting the Reproducibility of a Chemical Tongue Analysis Responding to Amino Acids

Author(s): Laurent A. Baumes, Jose Ranilla.

Journal Name: Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening
Accelerated Technologies for Biotechnology, Bioassays, Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products Research

Volume 16 , Issue 7 , 2013

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Abstract:

Four fluorescent tricyclic basic dyes with two hollow organic capsules namely cucurbit[n]urils (CB[n]), n = 7 and 8, compose the chemical tongue that is examined for α-amino acids recognition. This array is able to identify and discriminate 18 α-amino acids up to 10-4 M without the need of enzyme activation. The paper shows the importance of the classification technique employed in order to reach the highest recognition rate at this concentration.

Keywords: Amino acids, chemical tongue, classification, clustering, colorimetric, machine learning, statistics.

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VOLUME: 16
ISSUE: 7
Year: 2013
Page: [572 - 583]
Pages: 12
DOI: 10.2174/1386207311316070007
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