KUALA LUMPUR: A locally developed aptamer-based biosensor is set to change the way we monitor human body, pathogens, food and environmental contaminants.

The innovation also has the potential to be developed into portable diagnostic kits that is robust and convenient for field use.

The technology was recently introduced by Biogenes Technology Sdn Bhd (Biogenes) in a seminar themed “Aptamer + Biosensor”.

“Aptamer, a synthetic alternative to