SENSOR HEAD FOR USE WITH IMPLANTABLE DEVICES

  • US 20130299350A1
  • Filed: 07/16/2013
  • Published: 11/14/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/27/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A sensor for use in a glucose measuring device, the sensor comprising:

  • a first electrode, a second electrode, and a non-conductive body located between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the first electrode and the second electrode each form an electrochemically reactive surface at one end of the sensor and an electronic connection at another end of the sensor; and

    a multi-region membrane covering the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the multi-region membrane comprises an immobilized enzyme domain comprising an enzyme in at least a portion thereof, wherein the multi-region membrane comprises a glucose exclusion domain that is permeable to oxygen and interferes with glucose transport across said membrane, and wherein said glucose exclusion domain does not cover the working electrode.

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