Development of Saliva-based Cortisol Biosensors Using Smartphone-based Image Analysis

  • Rodolfo Nino-Esparza University of Prince Edward Island
  • Angela Riveroll University of Prince Edward Island
  • Laurie A. McDuffee University of Prince Edward Island
  • William J. Montelpare University of Prince Edward Island
  • Ali Ahmadi University of Prince Edward Island

Abstract

Cortisol, a steroid hormone, is important in a variety of physiological processes and follows a circadian rhythm throughout a day-night cycle [1]. Abnormal levels of cortisol can be contributed to diseases, but most notably, it is a cause of psychological and emotional stress. Therefore, cortisol is known to be a stress biomarker
Published
2018-05-08
How to Cite
[1]
R. Nino-Esparza, A. Riveroll, L. McDuffee, W. Montelpare, and A. Ahmadi, “Development of Saliva-based Cortisol Biosensors Using Smartphone-based Image Analysis”, CMBES, vol. 41, May 2018.
Section
Academic