Nanotech 2013 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2013 Vol. 1
Nanotechnology 2013: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites (Volume 1)

Polymer Nanotechnology Chapter 7

A Novel Conducting Polymer for Biosensor Applications

Authors: S. Soylemez, F. Ekiz Kanik, M. Ileri, S. Ozdemir Hacıoglu, L. Toppare

Affilation: Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Pages: 585 - 588

Keywords: conducting polymer, biosensor, enzyme immobilization

In this study, 2-(4-fluorophenyl)-4,7-di(thiophene-2-yl)-1H-benzo[d]imidazole, a novel monomer, was synthesized and its polymer was used for the immobilization matrix for cholesterol oxidase (ChOx). A novel cholesterol biosensor was generated. The designed conducting polymer based biosensor showed good KMapp, Imax values and very low limit of detection value with the durable shelf life. Moreover, this electrochemical biosensor system will be functionalized with gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) to achieve more sensitive and rapid biosensors with high electron transfer ability of AuNPs.

ISBN: 978-1-4822-0581-7
Pages: 830
Hardcopy: $209.95

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