Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Folic Acid Measurement with High Sensitivity, Selectivity Possible by Iranian Method

Abstract:
Iranian scientists succeeded in the invention of a new method with high sensitivity and selectivity to measure various materials, including folic acid.

Folic Acid Measurement with High Sensitivity, Selectivity Possible by Iranian Method

Tehran, Iran | Posted on November 4th, 2013

The new method works based on the activation of gold electrode modified with gold nanoparticles by using high potential in alkaline electrolyte.

The invention of a new method with high sensitivity and selectivity to measure various compounds, including folic acid, was among the objectives of the research team. Among the innovations of the research, mention can be made of the activation method of chemically deposited gold nanoparticles by using high potential on the nanoparticles and increasing its oxidation signal in alkaline solution, which increases the sensitivity of the measurement method. Moreover, indirect measurement of folic acid through studying the amount of reduction in oxidation current signal of gold nanoparticles due to the adsorption of folic acid on its surface was another specification of the new method.

Usual methods for the measurement of folic acid, such as spectroscopy and chromatography, require preliminary extraction and purification processes, which are costly and time-consuming. Besides, the obtained results are under the influence of disturbing parameters, which puts limitations on the applications of the methods in foodstuff analysis. The new method is a fast, sensitive, and very specific method in the measurement of folic acid, which can be used in the measurement of other compounds too.

Results of the research have been published in International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 2013, vol. 8. For more information about the details of the research, study the full article on pages 3755-3767 on the same journal.

####

For more information, please click here

Copyright © Fars News Agency

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale October 24th, 2014

Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas October 23rd, 2014

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events October 23rd, 2014

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014

Chemistry

Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Study Nanophotocatalysts for Water Purification October 23rd, 2014

Nanomedicine

NYU Researchers Break Nano Barrier to Engineer the First Protein Microfiber October 23rd, 2014

Iranian Scientists Apply Nanotechnology to Produce Surgery Suture October 23rd, 2014

RF Heating of Magnetic Nanoparticles Improves the Thawing of Cryopreserved Biomaterials October 23rd, 2014

Sopping up proteins with thermosponges: Researchers develop novel nanoparticle platform that proves effective in delivering protein-based drugs October 22nd, 2014

Discoveries

QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale October 24th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Apply Nanotechnology to Produce Surgery Suture October 23rd, 2014

Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Study Nanophotocatalysts for Water Purification October 23rd, 2014

Nanoparticle technology triples the production of biogas October 23rd, 2014

Announcements

QuantumWise guides the semiconductor industry towards the atomic scale October 24th, 2014

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Invites the Public to Attend its Popular Statewide 'NANOvember' Series of Outreach and Educational Events October 23rd, 2014

Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano’s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides October 23rd, 2014

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

NYU Researchers Break Nano Barrier to Engineer the First Protein Microfiber October 23rd, 2014

Iranian Scientists Apply Nanotechnology to Produce Surgery Suture October 23rd, 2014

Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Study Nanophotocatalysts for Water Purification October 23rd, 2014

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection October 23rd, 2014

Tools

National Synchrotron Light Source II Achieves 'First Light' October 23rd, 2014

Advancing thin film research with nanostructured AZO: Innovnano’s unique and cost-effective AZO sputtering targets for the production of transparent conducting oxides October 23rd, 2014

NIST offers electronics industry 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules October 22nd, 2014

Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries October 21st, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE