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Title: Flow injection amperometric sensor with a carbon nanotube modified screen printed electrode for determination of hydroquinone
Authors: Jantima Upan
Preeyaporn Reanpang
Orawon Chailapakul
Jaroon Jakmunee
Keywords: Chemistry
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2016
Abstract: © 2015 Elsevier B.V. Flow injection amperometric (FI-Amp) sensor was developed for sensitive and selective determination of hydroquinone. A simple screen printed carbon electrode (SPCE) was modified with various nanomaterials for improvement of sensitivity on the determination of quinone. As a result, the appropriate sensitivity is obtained from the SPCE modified with carbon nanotube (CNT) which indicated that CNT contributed to the transfer of electron to quinone. The reproducibility (n=9) and repeatability (n=111) of SPCE-CNT were obtained at 4.4% and 3.6%RSD, respectively. The SPCE-CNT electrode and enzymatic column were incorporated to the FI-Amp system to determine hydroquinone. Laccase was immobilized on silica gel using a cross-linking method by glutaraldehyde modification and then packed in the column. The laccase column has high efficiency for catalytic oxidation of hydroquinone to quinone, which further detects by amperometric detection. Parameters affecting response of the proposed sensor, i.e., pH, ionic strength, and temperature have been optimized. The proposed system provided a wide linear range between 1 and 50 μM with detection limit of 0.1 μM. Satisfactory recoveries in the range of 91.2-103.8% were obtained for the analysis of water sample.
ISSN: 00399140
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