, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp 1177–1185 | Cite as

Preparation and application of malachite green molecularly imprinted/gold nanoparticle composite film–modified glassy carbon electrode

  • Yaqing Xu
  • Zhiyue Gao
  • Wen ChenEmail author
  • Er WangEmail author
  • Yan Li
Original Paper


A kind of new malachite green (MG) polypyrrole (PPy) molecularly imprinted (MIP)/gold nanoparticle composite (AuNPs) film–modified glassy carbon electrode (MG-MIPPPy/AuNPs/GCE) was prepared by potentiostatic deposition of gold nanoparticle on glassy carbon electrode at − 0.2 V (vs. SCE) for 100 s, pyrrole (Py) as monomer, and MG as template molecule (molar ratio = 1:1) by cyclic voltammetry (CV) electropolymerization. And various modified electrodes were characterized by SEM and EIS and CV methods. Potassium ferricyanide was used as a probe; the concentration of MG was indirectly detected by the linear relationship between the current change value (ΔIDPV) and the logarithm value of concentration of MG. Under the optimal conditions, there was a linear relationship between the ΔIDPV and the negative logarithm of concentration in the range of 2.73 × 10−9 M ~ 2.74 × 10−6 M (R = 0.9961). The detection limit is 3.57 × 10−11 M (S/N = 3). The sample recovery was 98.82 to 103.38%. These analysis results of real samples were satisfactory.


Molecularly imprinted polymer Gold nanoparticles Malachite green Glassy carbon electrode 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Materials and Chemistry & Chemical EngineeringChengdu University of TechnologyChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Mineral Resources Chemistry Key Laboratory of Sichuan Higher Education InstitutionChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Sichuan Provincial Chuanjian Institute of Investigation and DesignChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  4. 4.Analysis Laboratory 280 Research Institute of Nuclear IndustryGuanghanPeople’s Republic of China

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