Adenine Deficient Yeast: A Fluorescent Biosensor for Detection of Labile Zn(II) in Aqueous Suspension
The invention is a biosensor based on adenine deficient yeast (Ade(-) yeast) cultured to quantify labile Zn2+ in an aqueous suspension.
- labile Zinc(II)
- Adenine deficient yeast
- Adenine deficiency
- Fluorescent biosensors
- Chemical testing
- Aqueous suspension
Method for Detection of Silver Nanoparticle and Its Cellular Dissolution Using an Adenine Deficient Yeast
This invention employs adenine deficient yeast [Ade(-) yeast] to detect the presence of dissolved Ag+, as the presence of Ag+ affects the Zn2+ directed fluorescence in the yeast.