Alcohol vapour detection at the three phase interface using enzyme-conducting polymer composites

Orawan Winther-Jensen, Robert Kerr, Bjorn Winther Jensen

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Immobilisation of enzymes on a breathable electrode can be useful for various applications where the three-phase interface between gas or chemical vapour, electrolyte and electrode is crucial for the reaction. In this paper, we report the further development of the breathable electrode concept by immobilisation of alcohol dehydrogenase into vapour-phase polymerised poly(3,4-ethylene dioxythiophene) that has been coated onto a breathable membrane. Typical alcohol sensing, whereby the coenzyme β-Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH) is employed as a redox-mediator, was successfully used as a model reaction for the oxidation of ethanol. This indicates that the ethanol vapour from the backside of the membrane has access to the active enzyme embedded in the electrode. The detecting range of the sensor is suitable for the detection of ethanol in fruit juices and for the baseline breath ethanol concentration of drunken driving. After continuous operation for 4.5. h the system only showed a 20% decrease in the current output. The electrodes maintained 62% in current output after being refrigerated for 76 days. This work is continuing the progress of the immobilisation of specific enzymes for certain electrochemical reactions whereby the three-phase interface has to be maintained and/or the simultaneous separation of gas from liquid is required.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)143-146
ページ数4
ジャーナルBiosensors and Bioelectronics
52
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2014 2 15
外部発表Yes

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Phase interfaces
Conducting polymers
Polymers
Electrodes
Alcohols
Enzymes
Vapors
Ethanol
Immobilization
Composite materials
NAD
Gases
Fruit juices
Coenzymes
Membranes
Alcohol Dehydrogenase
Electrolytes
Oxidation-Reduction
Ethylene
Oxidation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Electrochemistry

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Alcohol vapour detection at the three phase interface using enzyme-conducting polymer composites. / Winther-Jensen, Orawan; Kerr, Robert; Winther Jensen, Bjorn.

:: Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 巻 52, 15.02.2014, p. 143-146.

研究成果: Article

Winther-Jensen, Orawan ; Kerr, Robert ; Winther Jensen, Bjorn. / Alcohol vapour detection at the three phase interface using enzyme-conducting polymer composites. :: Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 2014 ; 巻 52. pp. 143-146.
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