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Lead(II)-selective Ionophore based electrochemical sensors - A mini review

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, Punjabi University Patiala-147 002, Panjab, India
  • 2Department of Chemistry, Punjabi University Patiala-147 002, Panjab, India

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 7, Issue (7), Pages 50-55, July,18 (2017)


The recent advances in lowering the detection limits of ISEs, including fresh methodologies of emerging electrochemical sensors and advances in detecting ultra-small amounts of ions at low concentrations. These progresses have covered the mode to use polymeric membrane based ion selective electrode as in ultra-sensitive affinity bio analysis in aggregation with nanoparticle because of the toxic effect of lead (II) ion, it is needed to examine lead(II) spreading in water resources. This may be accomplished by execution of electrochemical sensors with low detection limit and greater selectivity towards lead(II) ion. Number of ionophores were created and studied for lead(II) ion detection. In this paper Pb(II) ion-selective ionophores based on last 6 year work are collected and gives a general explanation and review on the developed and existing ionophores for Pb(II)-selective electrochemical sensors.


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