Table 1: Summary of aptamers against bacterial and viral human pathogens.

AptamersType of aptamerOrganismTarget Reference

NK2DNA aptamerMycobacterium tuberculosis
(strain H37Rv)
Membrane proteins[23]
33DNA aptamerSalmonella enterica serovar TyphimuriumOuter membrane proteins (OMPs)[25]
S-PS8.4RNA aptamerSalmonella enterica serovar TyphimuriumType IVB pili[32]
SA20, SA23,  SA31, SA34  and SA43DNA aptamerStaphylococcus aureus
(strain MRSA)
Whole bacteria[33]
ZE2DNA aptamerHepatitis C virusHCV envelope surface glycoprotein E2[24]
Sequence (1), aptamer sequence (2), and aptamer sequence (3)DNA aptamerAvian influenza virus H5N1Hemagglutinin[34]
FO21 and FO24DNA aptamerRabies virus (RABV)RABV-infected
BHK-21 cells
[35]
A-1 and Ch A-1 RNA aptamerHuman immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)gp120[36]
RT1t49DNA aptamer Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) Viral reverse transcriptase[37]
70.5, 70.8, 80.55, 80.93 and T1.1RNA aptamer[38]
TPK isolates, TPK-like isolates and non-TPK isolatesRNA aptamer[39]
70.8, 13, 70.15, 80.55, 65, 70.28, 70.28t34 and 1.1 RNA aptamer[40]
1.1 and 1.3aRNA aptamer[41]