Oxidized Single-Wall Carbon Nanohorns (o-SWCNHs) were used, for the first time, to assemble chemically modified Screen Printed Electrodes (SPEs) selective towards the electrochemical detection of Epinephrine (Ep), in the presence of Serotonine-5-HT (S-5HT), Dopamine (DA), Nor-Epineprhine (Nor-Ep), Ascorbic Acid (AA), Acetaminophen (Ac) and Uric Acid (UA). The Ep neurotransmitter was detected by using Differential Pulse Voltammetry (DPV), in a wide linear range of concentration (2–2500 μM) with high sensitivity (55.77 A M−1 cm−2), very good reproducibility (RSD% ranging from 2 to 10 for different SPEs), short response time for each measurement (only 2 s) and low detection of limit (LOD=0.1 μM). o-SWCNHs resulted in higher analytical performances when compared with other nanomaterials used in literature for electrochemical sensors assembly.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||BIOSENSORS & BIOELECTRONICS|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biomedical Engineering
Giacalone, F., Syrgiannis, Z., Sabatini, Ciambella, Prato, Conte, Ditaranto, Giacalone, F., Bonchio, M., Palleschi, Cataldo, & Valentini (2014). Highly selective detection of Epinephrine at oxidized Single-Wall Carbon Nanohorns modified Screen Printed Electrodes (SPEs). BIOSENSORS & BIOELECTRONICS, 59, 94-98.