Microsensors for glucose and insulin monitoring

  • US 6,893,552 B1
  • Filed: 10/23/2001
  • Issued: 05/17/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/29/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. An apparatus for producing a signal related to the concentrations of glucose and insulin, said apparatus comprising:

  • a first conductive composite comprising a glucose oxidase and a metal posited within a first cylindrical tube;

    a second conductive composite comprising a RuOx or IrOx catalyst posited within a second cylindrical tube;

    a sleeve containing the first cylindrical tube and the second cylindrical tube;

    a first electrical contact within the first cylindrical tube in contact with the first conductive composite; and

    a second electrical contact within the second cylindrical tube in contact with the second conductive composite.

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