Molecular imprinted polymer coated QCM for the detection of nandrolone.
ABSTRACT An acoustic wave sensor coated with an artificial biomimetic recognition element has been developed to selectively screen for nandrolone in the liquid phase. A highly specific covalently imprinted polymer (MIP) was spin coated onto one electrode of a quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) as a thin permeable film. Selective rebinding of the nandrolone was observed as a frequency shift in the QCM for concentrations up to 0.2 ppm with the sensor binding shown to favour nandrolone over analogous compounds.
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ABSTRACT: During the last decade there has been significant progress in the development of analytical techniques for the screening of ligand binding to membranes and membrane receptors. This review focuses on developments using label-free assays that facilitate ligand-membrane-receptor screening without the need for chemical-, biological- or radiological-labelled reagents. These assays include acoustic, optical surface plasmon resonance biosensing, sedimentation (analytical ultracentrifugation), chromatographic assays, isothermal titration calorimetry and differential scanning calorimetry. The merits and applications of cell-based screening systems and of different model membrane systems, including planar supported lipid layers, bead-supported membranes and lipid micro-arrays, are discussed. Recent advances involving more established techniques including intrinsic fluorescence, FRET spectroscopy, scintillation proximity assays and automated patch clamping are presented along with applications to peripheral membrane proteins, ion channels and G protein-coupled receptors. Novel high-throughput assays for determination of drug- and protein-partitioning in membranes are also highlighted. To aid the experimenter, a brief synopsis of the techniques commonly employed to purify and reconstitute membranes and membrane receptors is included.Journal of Molecular Recognition 01/2004; 17(4):286-315. · 3.01 Impact Factor
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ABSTRACT: Abstract The application of quartz crystal sensor system in instrument testing field was reviewed in this paper. Based on the problems met in the research and development process, technologies and methods which can be applied to resolve them properly have been presented. At last the newest research trend about the sensor has been summarized.Yi Qi Yi Biao Xue Bao/Chinese Journal of Scientific Instrument 07/2007; 7:43-45.
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ABSTRACT: A novel molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) for vanillin was prepared by photo initiated polymerization in dichloromethane using a mixed semi-covalent and non-covalent imprinting strategy. Taking polymerisable syringaldehyde as "dummy" template, acrylamide was chosen as functional monomer on B3LYP/6-31+G(d,p) density functional theory computational method basis with counterpoise. The binding parameters for the recognition of vanillin on imprinted polymers were studied with three different isotherm models (Langmuir, bi-Langmuir and Langmuir-Freundlich) and compared. The results indicate an heterogeneity of binding sites. It was found and proved by DFT calculations that the specific binding of vanillin in the cavities is due to non-covalent interactions of the template with the hydroxyphenyl- and the amide-moieties. The binding geometry of vanillin in the MIP cavity was also modelled. The obtained MIP is highly specific for vanillin (with an imprinting factor of 7.4) and was successfully applied to the extraction of vanillin from vanilla pods, red wine spike with vanillin, natural and artificial vanilla sugar with a recovery of 80%.Analytica chimica acta 08/2013; 790:47-55. · 4.31 Impact Factor