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Title: Polyoxometalate-Graphene Nanocomposite Modified Electrode for Electrocatalytic Detection of Ascorbic Acid

Phosphomolybdate functionalized graphene nanocomposite (PMo 12-GS) has been successfully formed on a glassy carbon electrode (GCE) for the detection of ascorbic acid (AA). The obtained PMo 12-GS modified GCE, was characterized by cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and compared with GCE, GS modified GCE, and PMo 12 modified GCE. It shows an increased current and a decrease in over-potential of ~210 mV. The amperometric signals are linearly proportional to the AA concentration in a wide concentration range from 1×10 -6 M to 8×10 -3 M, with a detection limit of 0.5×10 -6 M. Finally, the PMo 12-GS modified electrode was employed for the determination of the AA level in vitamin C tablets, with recoveries between 96.3 and 100.8 %.
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Journal ID: ISSN 1040-0397; 44660; 39717; KC0302020
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: Electroanalysis; Journal Volume: 26; Journal Issue: 1
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US), Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL)
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Country of Publication:
United States
Ascorbic Acid; Polyoxometalate; Graphene; Nanocomposite; Biosensor; Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory