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Fabrication and evaluation of molecularly imprinted magnetic nanoparticles for selective recognition and magnetic separation of lysozyme in human urine

Abstract

In this study, lysozyme-based magnetic molecularly imprinted polymers (Lyz-MMIPs) for selective recognition and magnetic separation of lysozyme in human urine were prepared via surface imprinting technology. The morphology and structure property of the resultant Lyz-MMIPs were characterized by transmission electron microscope (TEM), Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), thermogravimetric (TG), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM). The results showed that the Lyz-MMIPs exhibited uniform core-shell structure and favorable magnetic properties with a saturation magnetization of 14.8 emu/g. To obtain the best selectivity and binding performance, the pH value of adsorption solution was investigated in detail. Under the optimized conditions, the Lyz-MMIPs possessed high binding and specific recognition capacity, as well as fast binding kinetics and phase separation rate. Moreover, the saturation binding capacity of Lyz-MMIPs reached 124.3 mg/g, which was nearly 3.2 times that of Lyz-MNIPs. In addition, the selectivity and reusability experiments showed that the Lyz-MMIPs displayed significant selectivity and favorable reusability. Furthermore, the Lyz-MMIPs were successfully applied for the determination and separation of Lyz in human urine with satisfactory recovery rates. Above all, the synthetic process was quite simple and this strategy may provide a versatile approach for the fabrication of well-defined molecularly imprinted polymers on magnetic nanoparticles for the analysis of complicated matrixes.

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The article was received on 10 Sep 2018, accepted on 09 Oct 2018 and first published on 10 Oct 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8AN01746H
Citation: Analyst, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Fabrication and evaluation of molecularly imprinted magnetic nanoparticles for selective recognition and magnetic separation of lysozyme in human urine

    Z. Zhang, H. Wang, H. Wang, C. Wu, M. Li and L. Li, Analyst, 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8AN01746H

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