Biofuel cell based on carbon nanotubes with covalently bonded laccase and glucose dehydrogenase embedded in cubic phase

Maciej R. Karaśkiewicz 1Ewa Nazaruk 1Jan F. Biernat 3Kamila Żelechowska 2Jerzy Rogalski 4Renata Bilewicz 1

1. Warsaw University, Faculty of Chemistry, Pasteura 1, Warszawa 02-093, Poland
2. Gdansk University of Technology, Faculty of Applied Physics and Mathematics, Narutowicza St. 11-12, Gdańsk 80-233, Poland
3. Gdańsk University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Narutowicza 11/12, Gdańsk 80-952, Poland
4. Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Department of General Microbiology (UMCS), Akademicka 19, Lublin 20-033, Poland

Abstract

Biofuel cell is an electrochemical device that converts chemical energy into electrical using enzymes as catalysts and simple, natural substances e.g. glucose as fuel. [1,2,3] Here, the glassy carbon (GC) and graphite electrodes were modified with laccase from Cerrena unicolor bonded to single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) via various linking groups or cross-linked with bovine serum albumin (BSA) by glutaric aldehyde. Anode was composed of glassy carbon electrode, modified with SWCNTs and liquid crystalline cubic phase, containing glucose dehydrogenase. The anode described and GC electrode, decorated with SWCNTs with covalently bound laccase as cathode were successfully used to construct the biofuel cell. The parameters of the cell were evaluated.

References:

[1] A. Zebda, Ch. Gondran, A. Le Goff, M. Holzinger, P. Cinquin, S. Cosnier, Nature Commun. in press

[2] T. Miyake, S. Yoshino, T. Yamada, K. Hata, M. Nishizawa, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (2011) 5129 - 5134

[3] E. Nazaruk, M. Karaskiewicz, K. Zelechowska, J. Biernat, J. Rogalski, R. Bilewicz, Chem. Commun in press.

 

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Presentation: Poster at SMCBS'2011 International Workshop, by Maciej R. Karaśkiewicz
See On-line Journal of SMCBS'2011 International Workshop

Submitted: 2011-09-07 00:41
Revised:   2011-09-07 20:04