Carbon nanotube-based electrochemical sensors for pesticide determination in aqueous solutions: a review

Chemia Naissensis Volume 1, No.1 (2018) (стр. 130-152) 

АУТОР(И) / AUTHOR(S): Jelena Čović, Aleksandra Zarubica, Aleksandar Bojić, Marjan Ranđelović


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DOI: 10.46793/ChemN1.1.130C


Excellent mechanical, electrical and magnetic properties of carbon nanotubes (CNT) make CNTs a promising material for the development of electrochemical sensors. Pesticides are very important for an increase in crop yields. However, the intensive use of pesticides can lead to the accumulation of their remains, thus creating a severe problem and risk to human and environmental health. Those are the reasons why the monitoring of pesticides in the environment is extremely important. For that purpose, electrochemical sensors based on carbon nanotubes were designed, and their main aim is pesticide monitoring at environmental samples. A review of the recent studies of environmental monitoring of pesticides using electrochemical sensors based on carbon nanotubes is presented.


electrochemical sensors, pesticides, carbon nanotubes


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