Temperature controllable electrochemical sensors based on horseradish peroxidase as electrocatalyst at heated Au disk electrode and its preliminary application for H2O2 detection.

Affiliation

Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Analytical Science of Food Safety and Biology, Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Analysis and Detection Technology for Food Safety, College of Chemistry, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350116, China. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

In this paper, horseradish peroxidase (HRP) was successfully immobilized on heated Au disk electrode (HAuDE) by biotin-streptavidin specific interaction through HS-ssDNA-biotin self-assembled on HAuDE for investigation the electrocatalytic activity of HRP. With elevated electrode temperature, the significant temperature effect of the electrocatalytic activity of HRP for H2O2 reduction was demonstrated by using this bio-sensing platform. With an electrode temperature of 40 °C, a detection limit of 1.5 × 10-6 mol L-1 for H2O2 reduction could be obtained, which was more than one magnitude lower than that with an electrode temperature of 0 °C. Because HRP can be widely used as an enzyme label for amplification detection, this sensing platform can be broadly applied to analytical chemistry such as nucleic acid detection, and aptamer-based biosensors.

Keywords

Electrocatalysis,Electrochemical sensor,H(2)O(2),Heated Au disk electrode,Horseradish peroxidase (HRP),

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