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Xin-Hua LIN(xinhua63@163.com);Yong-Ji YOU


A highly sensitive electrochemical immunosensor based on novel electropolymerized polycalconcarboxylic acid modified electrode (poly-CCA/GC) has been fabricated for the detection of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP). The differences of the poly-CCA/GC electrodes before and after the immobilization of AFP antibody were characterized via scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). The immobilization of antibody/antigen/antibody-HRP sandwich was formed on the poly-CCA modified electrode for the determination of special AFP concentrations. The electrochemical signals generated from the HRP which catalyzed the TMB substrate were measured. Experiment results indicated that the developed immunosensor showed a good sensitivity and precision.

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polycalconcarboxylic acid modified electrode, alpha-fetoprotein, immunosensor

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