Micromolar biosensing of nitric oxide using myoglobin immobilized in a synthetic silk film

Trevor D. Rapson, Jeffrey S. Church, Holly E. Trueman, Helen Dacres, Tara D. Sutherland, Stephen C. Trowell
  • Biosensors and Bioelectronics, December 2014, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.06.045

Nitric oxide sensing silk

What is it about?

We immoblised myoglobin in honeybee silk films. The films had a good sensitivity for nitric oxide and were remarkably stable.

Why is it important?

We report a stable nitric oxide sensor which can be used to measure nitric oxide directly from gaseous samples.

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