Abid Hussain

Invited Researcher
Secção de Química
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Research Interests

Biosensors and novel sensing elements fabricated from environmentally-friendly polysacchradide-based biopolymers, using green solvents. The surface modification and activation of magnetic nanoparticles using various natural products for the purposes of creating affinity matrices.

The design and rapid synthesis of various classes of novel compounds/materials using combinatorial chemistry techniques and employing multi-component reactions where neccessary. 

Main Publications

A. Hussain, A.S. Pina, A.C.A. Roque, Bio-recognition and Detection using Liquid Crystals, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 2009, 25, 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2009.04.038.

A.C.A. Roque, A. Bicho, I.L. Batalha, A.S. Cardoso and A. Hussain, Biocompatible and bioactive gum Arabic coated iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles, J. Biotechnol., 2009, doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2009.08.020.

T. G. Barroso, M. Temtem, A.Hussain, A. Aguiar-Ricardo, A.C.A. Roque, Preparation of a green, cellulose based membrane for antibody purification, 2010, 348, (1-2), 224-230. doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2010.01.001.

Í. Batalha, A. Hussain, A.C.A. Roque, Gum Arabic coated magnetic nanoparticles with affinity ligands specific for antibodies, J. Molec. Recognition, 2009, doi:10.1002/jmr.1013.

A.M.G.C. Dias, A.Hussain, A.S. Marco, , A.C.A Roque, A Biotechnological Perspective on the Application of Iron Oxide Magnetic Colloids Modified with Polysaccharides, Biotechnology Advances, Biotechnology Advances, 29, 2011, 142-155. doi:10.1016/j.biotechadv.2010.10.003.