Amperometric biosensor for formic acid in air

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dc.contributor.author Sandström, K. J. Mattias en_UK
dc.contributor.author Newman, Jeffrey D. en_UK
dc.contributor.author Sunesson, Anna-Lena en_UK
dc.contributor.author Levina, Jan-Olof en_UK
dc.contributor.author Turner, Anthony P. F. en_UK
dc.date.accessioned 2005-11-23T13:03:48Z
dc.date.available 2005-11-23T13:03:48Z
dc.date.issued 2000-11-01 en_UK
dc.identifier.citation K. J. Mattias Sandström, Jeffrey Newman, Anna-Lena Sunesson, Jan-Olof Levina, and Anthony P. F. Turner, Amperometric biosensor for formic acid in air, Sensors and Actuators B, Volume 70, Issues 1-3, 1 November 2000, Pages 182-187 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 0925-4005
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1826/804
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0925-4005(00)00566-9
dc.description.abstract The possibility of developing a simple, inexpensive and specific personal passive ”real-time” air sampler based on biosensor technology was investigated. Formic acid was used as a model substance. The sensor is based on the enzymatic reaction between formic acid and formate dehydrogenase with NAD+ as a cofactor and Meldola’s blue as mediator. An effective way to immobilise the enzyme, cofactor and Meldola’s blue on screen-printed electrodes was found to be in a mixture of glycerol and phosphate buffer covered with a gas-permeable membrane. When the sensor was introduced into an atmosphere containing formic acid, it gave a distinct and rapid amperometric response. en_UK
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dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Elsevier en_UK
dc.title Amperometric biosensor for formic acid in air en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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