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An Electrochemical Immunosensor for Detection of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteria Based on Immobilization of Antibodies on Self-Assembled Monolayers-Functionalized Gold Electrode.

Braiek M, Rokbani KB, Chrouda A, Mrabet B, Bakhrouf A, Maaref A, Jaffrezic-Renault N - Biosensors (Basel) (2012)

Bottom Line: The EIS technique was used for affinity assays: antibody-cell binding.The limit of detection (LOD) was observed at 10 CFU/mL, and the reproducibility was calculated to 8%.Finally, a good selectivity versus E. coli and S. epidermidis was obtained for our developed immunosensor demonstrating its specificity towards only S. aureus.

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Affiliation: Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie des Interfaces, Faculté des Sciences de Monastir, Tunisie, Avenue de l'Environnement, 5019 Monastir, Tunisia. mohamed_braiek@yahoo.fr.

ABSTRACT
The detection of pathogenic bacteria remains a challenge for the struggle against biological weapons, nosocomial diseases, and for food safety. In this research, our aim was to develop an easy-to-use electrochemical immunosensor for the detection of pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus ATCC25923. The biosensor was elaborated by the immobilization of anti-S. aureus antibodies using a self-assembled monolayer (SAMs) of 3-Mercaptopropionic acid (MPA). These molecular assemblies were spontaneously formed by the immersion of the substrate in an organic solvent containing the SAMs that can covalently bond to the gold surface. The functionalization of the immunosensor was characterized using two electrochemical techniques: cyclic voltammetry (CV) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). Here, the analysis was performed in phosphate buffer with ferro/ferricyanide as the redox probe. The EIS technique was used for affinity assays: antibody-cell binding. A linear relationship between the increment in the electron transfer resistance (RCT) and the logarithmic value of S. aureus concentration was observed between 10 and 106 CFU/mL. The limit of detection (LOD) was observed at 10 CFU/mL, and the reproducibility was calculated to 8%. Finally, a good selectivity versus E. coli and S. epidermidis was obtained for our developed immunosensor demonstrating its specificity towards only S. aureus.

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Contact angles and properties of MPA, where, (A) bare gold with the angle measured at 48.3 ± 1°, and (B) MPA monolayer with the angle measured at 7.4 ± 1°.
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biosensors-02-00417-f002: Contact angles and properties of MPA, where, (A) bare gold with the angle measured at 48.3 ± 1°, and (B) MPA monolayer with the angle measured at 7.4 ± 1°.

Mentions: After thorough cleansing and immersion into MPA ethanolic solution, the gold electrode was characterized by water contact angles. The results are shown in Figure 2. Here, we observe that the contact angle decreases from 48° to 7° after SAMs deposition. This value is in agreement with results already published [15]. In this instance, when the carboxylic acid-terminated MPA monolayer is previously rinsed in ethanol, then, the observed contact angle is found to be <10°.


An Electrochemical Immunosensor for Detection of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteria Based on Immobilization of Antibodies on Self-Assembled Monolayers-Functionalized Gold Electrode.

Braiek M, Rokbani KB, Chrouda A, Mrabet B, Bakhrouf A, Maaref A, Jaffrezic-Renault N - Biosensors (Basel) (2012)

Contact angles and properties of MPA, where, (A) bare gold with the angle measured at 48.3 ± 1°, and (B) MPA monolayer with the angle measured at 7.4 ± 1°.
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biosensors-02-00417-f002: Contact angles and properties of MPA, where, (A) bare gold with the angle measured at 48.3 ± 1°, and (B) MPA monolayer with the angle measured at 7.4 ± 1°.
Mentions: After thorough cleansing and immersion into MPA ethanolic solution, the gold electrode was characterized by water contact angles. The results are shown in Figure 2. Here, we observe that the contact angle decreases from 48° to 7° after SAMs deposition. This value is in agreement with results already published [15]. In this instance, when the carboxylic acid-terminated MPA monolayer is previously rinsed in ethanol, then, the observed contact angle is found to be <10°.

Bottom Line: The EIS technique was used for affinity assays: antibody-cell binding.The limit of detection (LOD) was observed at 10 CFU/mL, and the reproducibility was calculated to 8%.Finally, a good selectivity versus E. coli and S. epidermidis was obtained for our developed immunosensor demonstrating its specificity towards only S. aureus.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie des Interfaces, Faculté des Sciences de Monastir, Tunisie, Avenue de l'Environnement, 5019 Monastir, Tunisia. mohamed_braiek@yahoo.fr.

ABSTRACT
The detection of pathogenic bacteria remains a challenge for the struggle against biological weapons, nosocomial diseases, and for food safety. In this research, our aim was to develop an easy-to-use electrochemical immunosensor for the detection of pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus ATCC25923. The biosensor was elaborated by the immobilization of anti-S. aureus antibodies using a self-assembled monolayer (SAMs) of 3-Mercaptopropionic acid (MPA). These molecular assemblies were spontaneously formed by the immersion of the substrate in an organic solvent containing the SAMs that can covalently bond to the gold surface. The functionalization of the immunosensor was characterized using two electrochemical techniques: cyclic voltammetry (CV) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS). Here, the analysis was performed in phosphate buffer with ferro/ferricyanide as the redox probe. The EIS technique was used for affinity assays: antibody-cell binding. A linear relationship between the increment in the electron transfer resistance (RCT) and the logarithmic value of S. aureus concentration was observed between 10 and 106 CFU/mL. The limit of detection (LOD) was observed at 10 CFU/mL, and the reproducibility was calculated to 8%. Finally, a good selectivity versus E. coli and S. epidermidis was obtained for our developed immunosensor demonstrating its specificity towards only S. aureus.

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