Molecularly Imprinted Microspheres for the Adsorption of Chlorpyrifos
International Journal of Materials Science and Applications
Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2016, Pages: 160-163
Received: Jun. 14, 2016; Accepted: Jun. 28, 2016; Published: Jul. 13, 2016
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Wei Yao, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Offices Administration, Beijing, China
Shanyu Wang, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Offices Administration, Beijing, China
Baofeng Xu, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Offices Administration, Beijing, China
Hong Yin, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Offices Administration, Beijing, China
Zhixian Gao, Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Tianjin, China
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To obtain the desired specific adsorbents for chlorpyrifos to enrichment, separation and analysis of trace pesticides residue, molecularly imprinted polymer microspheres were prepared by precipitation polymerization using chlorpyrifos and methacylic acid (MAA) as template and functional monomer respectively. Computer simulation was employed to demonstrate the mechanism of the interaction between chlorpyrifos and MAA. The adsorption properties of chlorpyrifos, in acetonitrile for imprinted microspheres were evaluated by equilibrium rebinding experiments. Scatchard plot analysis revealed that there was a class of binding sites populated in the molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs). The specificity of the imprinted microspheres was investigated by binding analysis using chlorpyrifos and related organophosphate pesticides. The results indicated that the obtained imprinted microspheres showed a good selectivity for chlorpyrifos.
Adsorption, Chlorpyrifos, Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, Precipitation Polymerization
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Wei Yao, Shanyu Wang, Baofeng Xu, Hong Yin, Zhixian Gao, Molecularly Imprinted Microspheres for the Adsorption of Chlorpyrifos, International Journal of Materials Science and Applications. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2016, pp. 160-163. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmsa.20160503.17
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