Molecularly Imprinted Polymer (MIP) Film with Improved Surface Area Developed by Using Metal–Organic Framework (MOF) for Sensitive Lipocalin (NGAL) Determination

Electropolymerizable functional and cross-linking monomers were used to prepare conducting molecularly imprinted polymer film with improved surface area with the help of a sacrificial metal–organic framework (MOF). Subsequent dissolution of the MOF layer resulted in a surface developed MIP film. This surface enlargement increased the analyte accessibility to imprinted molecular cavities. Application of the porous MIP film as a recognition unit of an extended-gate field effect transistor (EG-FET) chemosensor effectively enhanced analytical current signals of determination of recombinant human neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL)