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Glutaric Acid Assisted Fabrication of CuO Nanostructures and their Application in Development of Highly Sensitive Electrochemical Sensor System for Carbamates
University of Sindh, Pakistan.
University of Bristol, UK.
University of Sindh, Pakistan.
University of Sindh, Pakistan.
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2016 (English)In: Electroanalysis, ISSN 1040-0397, E-ISSN 1521-4109, Vol. 28, no 7, 1634-1640 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This work describes the fabrication of unique arrow head shaped CuO nanostructures using simple hydrothermal treatment method. The highly attractive features were obtained by the application of glutaric acid utilised simultaneous as template and functionalising agent. The functionalised nanostructures were known to possess excellent potential towards the electro-catalytic oxidation of carbofuran pesticide. The generated intense electrochemical signal with lower potential value enabled sensitive and selective determination of carbofuran up to 1 x 10(-3) mu M with wide sensing window in range of 0.01 to 0.16 mu M. The feasibility of the developed sensor system for the practical application was also studied by testing its potential in real sample extracts of various vegetables. The excellent recoveries demonstrated the analytical robustness of the developed sensor system. The sensor system utilises a new and simple approach towards sensitive determination of toxic pesticides reflecting its wide spectrum application in various fields.

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WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH , 2016. Vol. 28, no 7, 1634-1640 p.
Keyword [en]
dicarboxylic; CuO nanostructures; glutaric acid; functionalised nanostructures
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Analytical Chemistry
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-131914DOI: 10.1002/elan.201501095ISI: 000382578400029OAI: diva2:1034833

Funding Agencies|Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan under IRSIP program

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