Biosensor of receptor nanodisc can be used for a portable detector of harmful virus, toxic substances, explosives, and narcotics at low concentration.
Freshness of food can be monitored by biosensor of olfactory receptor nanodisc.
Biosensor of olfactory receptor nanodisc can be used to measure the concentration of toxic gaseous
substance in air, consequently to monitor air pollution. In similar way water quality can be monitored
by measuring the concentration of algal bloom indicating substances, such as geosmin and 2-methylisobomeol.