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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||SiO(2)/SnO(2)/Sb(2)O(5) microporous ceramic material for immobilization of Meldola's blue: Application as an electrochemical sensor for NADH|
|Abstract:||The mixed oxide SiO(2)/SnO(2), containing 25 wt% of SnO(2), determined by X-ray fluorescence, was prepared by the sol-gel method and the porous matrix obtained was then grafted with Sb (V), resulting the solid designated as (SiSnSb). XPS indicated 0.7% of Sb atoms on the surface. Sb grafted on the surface contains Bronsted acid centers (SbOH groups) that can immobilize Meldola's blue (MB(+)) cationic dye onto the surface by an ion exchange reaction, resulting the solid designated as (SiSnSb/MB). In the present case a surface concentration of MB(+) = 2.5 x 10(-11) mol cm(2) on the surface was obtained. A homogeneous mixture of the SiSnSb/MB with ultra pure graphite (99.99%) was pressed in disk format and used to fabricate a working electrode that displayed an excellent specific electrocatalytic response to NADH oxidation, with a formal potential of -0.05 Vat pH 7.3. The electrochemical properties of the resulting electrode were investigated thoroughly with cyclic voltammetric and chronoamperometry techniques. The proposed sensor showed a good linear response range for NADH concentrations between 8 x 10(-5) and 9.0 x 10(-4) mol L(-1), with a detection limit of 1.5 x 10(-7) mol L(-1). The presence of dopamine and ascorbic acid did not show any interference in the detection of NADH on this modified electrode surface. (C) 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.|
|Editor:||Elsevier Advanced Technology|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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