Device for monitoring changes in analyte concentration

  • US 5,711,861 A
  • Filed: 11/22/1995
  • Issued: 01/27/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/22/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A device for electrochemically sensing changes in the concentration of an analyte of interest comprisingan implantable sensor body having a pair of spaced facial expanses, each expanse of the body having at least one analyte-sensing electrode pair including an anode and a cathode spaced apart from each other and covered by a membrane which is semi-permeable to the analyte of interest, andan enzyme composition covering each anode of each analyte-sensing electrode pair, wherein the enzyme composition reacts specifically with the analyte of interest.

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