Facile preparation of a sensitive electrochemical sensor with good performance for determination of methionine

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Voltammetric sensor, carbon paste electrode, zno hollow quasi-spheres, 1-butyl-3-me¬thylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate
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In this work, a novel voltammetric sensor for the detection of methionine was designed and prepared by using a carbon paste electrode (CPE) modified with ZnO hollow quasi-spheres (ZnO hollow QSs) and 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate (BMIM.PF6). The results by cyclic voltammetry showed that the prepared electrode (ZnO-BMIM.PF6/CPE) effectively increased the oxidation peak current and reduced the oxidation peak potential of methionine and had a suitable electrocatalytic activity for the oxidation of methionine. Notably, the ZnO-BMIM.PF6/CPE exhibited high detection capability towards the quantification of methionine in 0.1 M PBS (pH 7.0) over a concentration range from 0.04 to 330.0 µM with a limit of detection of 0.02 µM. More importantly, the effectiveness of the ZnO-BMIM.PF6/CPE sensor was also confirmed in real samples (urine detection with acceptable recoveries (98.0 to 102.7 %) and relative standard deviation values ≤ 3.3 %.


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Mohammadzadeh Jahani, P., & Tajik, S. (2023). Facile preparation of a sensitive electrochemical sensor with good performance for determination of methionine: Original scientific paper. Journal of Electrochemical Science and Engineering, 14(1), 93–105. https://doi.org/10.5599/jese.2038



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