Fast catalytic and electrocatalytic oxidation of sodium borohydride on palladium nanoparticles and its application to ultrasensitive DNA detection

Jagotamoy Das, Heonjo Kim, Kyungmin Jo, Kang Hyun Park, Sangyong Jon, Kwangyeol Lee, Haesik Yang

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We report an ultrasensitive DNA sensor using the rapid enhancement of electrocatalytic activity of DNA-conjugated Pd nanoparticles (NPs); the rapid enhancement results from the fast catalytic hydrolysis of NaBH4 on Pd NPs and subsequent fast hydrogen sorption into Pd NPs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6394-6396
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Oct 28


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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