What is the internal structure of blood glucose monitoring systems?
Most work on the basis of measuring conversion of glucose by glucose oxidase. The resultant hydrogen peroxide oxidises a chromogen to produce colour which is then measured spectrophotometrically. The depth of colour is directly proportional to the original glucose concentration.
Original posting 21 Feb 2001
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