Biosensors – basics and use

  • Z. M. Biyasheva Al-Farabi University
  • M. N. Temirbekova Al-Farabi University
  • L. V. Omel’yanchuk Laboratory of the cell cycle, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Novosibirsk School of Science, Novosibirsk National Research State University, Novosibirsk


The work is devoted to the existing variety of biosensors used to control environmental pollution. The physical principles of enzymatic, microbial and DNA sensors are reviewed. It is concluded that it is possible to create biosensors based on Drosophila melanogaster genetic constructs, with the similar properties to microbiological ones.


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How to Cite
BIYASHEVA, Z. M.; TEMIRBEKOVA, M. N.; OMEL’YANCHUK, L. V.. Biosensors – basics and use. International Journal of Biology and Chemistry, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 25-30, dec. 2014. ISSN 2409-370X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 sep. 2020. doi:


biosensor; enzyme; DNA; immobilization; environment; toxicant; GFP; luciferase