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Polymers 2016, 8(6), 222; doi:10.3390/polym8060222

Molecularly Imprinted Nanofiber Film for Sensitive Sensing 2,4,6-Tribromophenol

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College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Polymer Materials, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou 350007, China
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School of Ocean Science and Biochemistry Engineering, Fuqing Branch of Fujian Normal University, Fuqing 350300, China
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Academic Editor: Frank Wiesbrock
Received: 29 April 2016 / Revised: 30 May 2016 / Accepted: 2 June 2016 / Published: 22 June 2016
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Abstract

The determination of brominated flame retardants is of great importance, but remains a challenge. Particularly, universal and facile approaches are limited. Here we report a new general approach, combining molecular imprinting and electrospinning, for the efficient and facile imprinting sensor of 2,4,6-tribromophenol (TBP), which was used as a “novel” brominated flame retardant. With TBP as the template molecular, β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) as the functional monomer, and poly-vinylbutyral (PVB) as the electro-spinning matrix, the nanofiber film was deposited on the glassy carbon electrode (GCE) via electrospinning technique directly. The β-CD-PVB/GCE sensor system exhibited excellent TBP sensing performances, such as a low detection limit (6.29 × 10−10 mol·L−1) at room temperature, selective recognition to TBP/phenol/4-methyl-phenol, and good regeneration performance. The approach of fabricating a molecular imprinting nanofiber sensor may shed new light in the detection of other phenolic pollutants. View Full-Text
Keywords: molecular imprinting; electrospinning; 2,4,6-tribromophenol; electrochemistry sensor molecular imprinting; electrospinning; 2,4,6-tribromophenol; electrochemistry sensor
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Huang, L.; Li, M.; Wu, D.; Ma, X.; Wu, Z.; Xiang, S.; Chen, S. Molecularly Imprinted Nanofiber Film for Sensitive Sensing 2,4,6-Tribromophenol. Polymers 2016, 8, 222.

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