# User:Zachary I. Mendel/Notebook/Zacks Notebook/2013/10/16

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## Revision as of 13:50, 16 October 2013

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## Objective

We are going to test the activity of our HRP-NPs today for the catalytic conversion of luminol

## Description

1. Add experimental record here. Include what, how, and why...

## Data

Stock Solution

1. Buffer
1. 0.6140g Tris in 1L, pH set to 8 with HCl ---> 5.1mM
2. Luminol
1. Dissolve 12.9mg luminol in 300uL of DMSO
2. Add to 50mL buffer ---> 1.46mM
3. H2O2
1. 312uL 30% H2O2 into 100mL buffer ---> Should be 45mM
2. Check absorption at 250 source (ε(250) = 16.69 M-1cm-1). A = 0.7392. [H2O2] = 44.29mM

## Notes

- We measured the absorbance of the 1/20 luminol to see if it still absorbed. We found the absorbance peak to be less than 1.00, specifically around 0.300

Graph showing the absorbance spectra for citrate AuNP and HRP AuNP

Making the BSA AuNP solution

-Add 1mL of the 2.54mM gold (HAuCl4) solution to a 10mL volumetric flask

-Add an appropriate amount of BSA solution so that the final concentration of gold is 90X that of BSA

```   - Calculations = ((0.00254 moles/L Gold)* (1L/1000ml)* (1ml)) / 90 = moles BSA = 2.82*10^-8 moles BSA
[BSA] = 15.6μM
- (2.82*10^-8 moles) * (1L/15.6*10^-6 moles) = 0.00180L or 1.8mL BSA to add to solution
```

Add deionized water up to 10mL

Transfer solution to a test tube and cap with aluminum foil

Heat in oven at 80C for 3 hours