Electrochemistry of hypericin incorporated into a cationic lipid film on a graphite electrode in an aqueous medium

Takamasa Sagara, Narimasa Kaba, Naotoshi Nakashima

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    Abstract

    Quasi-reversible two-consecutive one-electron reduction processes of hypericin (Hyp) in an aqueous medium were achieved by incorporating Hyp into a cast film of a synthetic cationic lipid, dioctadecyldimethylammonium bromide (2C18N+Br-), coated on a basal-plane pyrolytic graphite (BPG) electrode. Importance of the electrostatic interaction between Hyp anions and the cationic sites in the matrix was suggested.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1201-1202
    Number of pages2
    JournalChemistry Letters
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1999

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Chemistry(all)

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