alexa Polymer dots for quantifying the total hydrophobic pathogenic lysates in a single drop.
Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Mass Spectrometry & Purification Techniques

Author(s): Abdelhamid HN, Wu HF

Abstract Share this page

Abstract A selective, rapid, small sample load (2-4 μL), and sensitive quantification method for the hydrophobic cellular biomolecules of pathogenic bacteria and their biosensing application were reported. The present approach is based on using polythiophene polymer dots (2.5 nm), which were prepared via the oxidation/polymerization reactions and then were characterized using transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR), ultraviolet spectroscopy (UV), and matrix (surface) assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry (M(S)ALDI-MS). The present method requires only gentle agitation for a single drop of aqueous bacteria suspension (10 μL, Pseudomonas aeruginosa (1×10(4) cfu/mL) and Staphylococcus aureus (1×10(5) cfu/mL)) with 1 mL of polythiophene (0.5 mg/mL) in chloroform, and the time required for quantifying the total hydrophobic was significantly reduced to less than 3 min. The polythiophene polymer dots is also a quantitative assessment of bacteria for aqueous and blood samples if exposed to more than 4-5 μL of pathogenic bacteria and thus, it is a new biosensor for quantitative hydrophobic portions. The fluorescence intensity of polythiophene was enhanced after adding different volumes of pathogenic bacteria with low colony units. The standard bacteria suspensions of P. aeruginosa and S. aureus have low LOD (limits of detection) for 2 μL (1×10(4) cfu/mL) and 4 μL (1×10(5) cfu/mL), respectively. Further, the pathogenic bacteria were spiked into mouse blood and the total hydrophobic biomolecules were quantified. This method is extremely rapid as it does not require any culture steps prior to analysis and also no need for any separation or post sample treatments. Copyright © 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. This article was published in Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces and referenced in Mass Spectrometry & Purification Techniques

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords