Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry

, Volume 409, Issue 12, pp 3127–3133 | Cite as

Preparation of polysulfone materials on nickel foam for solid-phase microextraction of floxacin in water and biological samples

  • Xiujuan Guan
  • Ting Cheng
  • Shuxia Wang
  • Xiaoyan Liu
  • Haixia ZhangEmail author
Research Paper


Solid-phase microextraction with polysulfone and molecularly imprinted polymers as coating on nickel foam were used to adsorb and enrich floxacin drugs. The preparation method is simple and reproducible to obtain the materials with controlled thickness. After evaluation by scanning electron microscope and various adsorption experiments, the materials were used to adsorb analytes in water samples and biological samples. Coupling with chromatographic analysis, the method recoveries are satisfactory with 90.0–104.8% and 79.31–107.1% for water and biological samples. The method repeatability by intra- and interday experiments shows that the RSD values for water and biological samples were 1.0–9.9% and 1.7–10.3%, with the quantitative limits of three floxacin drugs as 3.0–6.2 μg L−1.

Graphical Abstract

Preparation diagram of polysulfone material


Polysulfone Molecularly imprinted polymers Solid-phase microextraction Floxacin drugs 



The authors thank the support provided by the National Science Foundation of China (nos. 21375052).

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiujuan Guan
    • 1
  • Ting Cheng
    • 1
  • Shuxia Wang
    • 1
  • Xiaoyan Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Haixia Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.College of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringLanzhou UniversityLanzhouChina
  2. 2.Zhongwei High-Tech Institute of Lanzhou UniversityZhongweiChina

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