A hybrid organic-inorganic composite film

The present invention relates to a hybrid organic-inorganic composite film. The invention also relates to a method for the manufacture of a hybrid organic - inorganic composite film useful for glucose sensing in aqueous solutions by observing colour change in the film and a method of glucose sensing using such novel film. A hybrid organic - inorganic composite film comprising gold ions selected from cationic and anionic forms of gold diffused in a lipid film comprising a lipid selected from the group consisting of fatty acids, fatty amines, fatty alcohols and phospholipids with a hydrocarbon chain length of 12 to 22 carbon atoms deposited on a substrate selected from the group consisting of glass, quartz and transparent polymer.

Patent Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Patent No: IN231082 [India]

Application No: 1307/DEL/2001

Inventor(s): Anand Mahadeo Gole; Ashavani Kumar; Suman Phadtare; Murali Sastry

Issue Date: 27-03-2009

Filing Date: 31-12-2001

Licensing Option: Laboratory willing to jointly develop technology with industrial partner.

Implementing institute: CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory [CSIR-NCL] 

Funding agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

IPC Classification: G01N 37/00

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