Vietnam produces first biosensor

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A research center in Ho Chi Minh City has successfully produced the country's first biosensor, a microchip to detect E.coli bacteria which cause diarrhea in human.


The chip can be integrated into experiment tools and can detect the E.Coli 157-H7 with fast speed of process, but with cost prices much lower than foreign-imported ones, according the Vietnam National University - HCMC's Integrated Circuit Design Research and Education Center.


The project was conducted by the center in cooperation with Saigon Hi-Tech Park.


According to project initiators, the project will continue receiving investment to study the detection of ecstasy and cocaine in human body.

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