Analytical Sciences
Online ISSN : 1348-2246
Print ISSN : 0910-6340
ISSN-L : 0910-6340
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Synthesis of Carbon Dots Originated from Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose for Sensing Ciprofloxacin
Shanshan WANGYingyi WANGKuncheng YANGYan ZHONGXiaoming YANGZhangbao CHEN
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2017 Volume 33 Issue 10 Pages 1129-1134


Hereby, one kind of facile carbon dots (CDs) from hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose (HPMC) has been successfully provided, which obviously emitted blue fluorescence. With the related characterizations in detail, the CDs prepared here mainly consisted of C and O, owing to the functional groups of –OH and C=O on their surfaces. Likewise, the CDs also showed multiple advantages, including excellent photostability, superior dispersity and desirable stability. Moreover, the CDs were applied for sensing ciprofloxacin due to forming complexes with ciprofloxacin, thus leading to the fluorescence quenching of CDs. This proposed method was permitted to sense ciprofloxacin in a linear range of 10 nM L−1 – 90 μM L−1, suggesting that it may broaden the sensing ways for assaying ciprofloxacin.

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