Electrochemical Behavior of Chalcone at a Glassy Carbon Electrode and Its Analytical Applications


A simple and rapid method was developed using cyclic, differential pulse and square wave voltammetric techniques for the determination of trace-level chalcone at a glassy carbon electrode. Chalcone could produce two anodic peaks at about 0.514 V and 1.478 V and a cathodic peak at about -0.689 V. The differential pulse voltammerty presents a good linear response as compared to square wave voltammetry in the range of 0.2 - 10 μM with a detection limit of 0.18 μM. The proposed method was used successfully for its quantitative determination in spiked human plasma and urine as real samples.

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K. Naik and S. Nandibewoor, "Electrochemical Behavior of Chalcone at a Glassy Carbon Electrode and Its Analytical Applications," American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 9, 2012, pp. 656-663. doi: 10.4236/ajac.2012.39086.

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