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Determination of serotonin on platinum electrode modified with carbon nanotubes/polypyrrole/silver nanoparticles nanohybrid

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Author(s):
Cesarino, Ivana [1] ; Galesco, Heloisa V. [1] ; Machado, Sergio A. S. [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Quim Sao Carlos, BR-13560970 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials for Biological Applications; v. 40, p. 49-54, JUL 1 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 31
Abstract

A new sensor has been developed by a simple electrodeposition of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT), polypyrrole (PPy) and colloidal silver nanoparticles on the platinum (Pt) electrode surface. The Pt/MWCNT/PPy/AgNPs electrode was applied to the detection of serotonin in plasmatic serum samples using differential pulse voltammetry (DPV). The synergistic effect of MWCNT/PPy/AgNPs nanohybrid formed yielded a LOD of 0.15 mu mol L-1 (26.4 mu g L-1). Reproducibility and repeatability values of 2.2% and 1.7%, respectively, were obtained compared to the conventional procedure. The proposed electrode can be an effective material to be used in biological analysis. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/19633-0 - Electrochemical device integrated with carbon nanotubes and metal nanoparticles for analysis of antibiotics in wastewater
Grantee:Ivana Cesarino
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate