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Anal Bioanal Chem. 2014 Sep;406(23):5589-612. doi: 10.1007/s00216-014-7968-4. Epub 2014 Jul 8.

Chemiluminescence microarrays in analytical chemistry: a critical review.

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Chair for Analytical Chemistry and Institute of Hydrochemistry, Technische Universität München, Marchioninistraße 17, 1377, München, Germany, michael.seidel@ch.tum.de.

Abstract

Multi-analyte immunoassays on microarrays and on multiplex DNA microarrays have been described for quantitative analysis of small organic molecules (e.g., antibiotics, drugs of abuse, small molecule toxins), proteins (e.g., antibodies or protein toxins), and microorganisms, viruses, and eukaryotic cells. In analytical chemistry, multi-analyte detection by use of analytical microarrays has become an innovative research topic because of the possibility of generating several sets of quantitative data for different analyte classes in a short time. Chemiluminescence (CL) microarrays are powerful tools for rapid multiplex analysis of complex matrices. A wide range of applications for CL microarrays is described in the literature dealing with analytical microarrays. The motivation for this review is to summarize the current state of CL-based analytical microarrays. Combining analysis of different compound classes on CL microarrays reduces analysis time, cost of reagents, and use of laboratory space. Applications are discussed, with examples from food safety, water safety, environmental monitoring, diagnostics, forensics, toxicology, and biosecurity. The potential and limitations of research on multiplex analysis by use of CL microarrays are discussed in this review.

PMID:
25002333
DOI:
10.1007/s00216-014-7968-4
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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