A strategy for constructing a hybrid bilayer membrane based on a carbon substrate.


Journal Article

We construct a hybrid bilayer membrane (HBM) on a new substrate-carbon electrode. It is an extension of HBM based on other substrates. Primary alkylamine was chemically modified onto the surface of a carbon electrode by electrochemical scans; thus, a monolayer was formed on the electrode. Because the alkane chains section is toward the outside, a hydrophobic surface was constructed. Then a lipid monolayer was spread on the hydrophobic surface of the carbon electrode. The formed HBM was characterized by electrochemical and ATR-FT-IR methods. From ATR-FT-IR results, the lipid order parameter (S) of 0.73 was obtained. This kind of hybrid membrane has the advantages of a lipid/alkanethiol HBM. A potential application of this HBM as a biosensor (detecting K+) was given.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Han, X; Wang, L; Qi, B; Yang, X; Wang, E

Published Date

  • December 1, 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 23

Start / End Page

  • 6566 - 6570

PubMed ID

  • 16465708

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16465708

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-2700

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1021/ac034592q


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States