biofuel cell


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biofuel cell

a device for generating an electromotive force (emf) using enzymes or living cells to catalyse REDOX REACTIONS coupled to electrodes.
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We further constructed a mediatorless and compartmentless glucose/[O.sub.2] DET-type biofuel cell to investigate the cell performance.
Kwon, "Fabrication of a biofuel cell improved by the re-conjugated electron pathway effect induced from a new enzyme catalyst employing terephthalaldehyde," Nanoscale, vol.
Bandodkar is the first author of a paper on the biofuel cell that was published in a recent issue of Energy & Environmental Science.
Ramanaviciene, "Biofuel cell based on direct bioelectrocatalysis," Biosensors and Bioelectronics, vol.
Willner, "A biofuel cell with electrochemically switchable and tunable power output," Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol.
In this work, we describe the harvesting of the electrochemical energy generated by a leukocyte cell-based biofuel cell setup.
"The snail with the implanted biofuel cell will be able to operate in a natural environment, producing sustainable electrical micropower for activating various bioelectronic devices," said the scientists.
Electricity Production in Biofuel Cell Using Modified Graphite Electrode with Neutral Red.
Similar to other biofuel cells, this cell consumes oxygen from the air and biomolecules in the power producing reactions.
Kwon, "Fabrication of biofuel cell containing enzyme catalyst immobilized by layerby-layer method," Journal of Power Sources, vol.
Christofer Toumazou is competing against Thomas Tuschl (Germany) for gene-silencing technique to treat diseases and Philippe Cinquin, Serge Cosnier, Chantal Gondran, Fabien Giroud (France) for implantable biofuel cell that runs on glucose.
So far, however, none has produced an implanted biofuel cell in a small live animal that could generate electricity for an extended period of time without harming the animal.