Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Themed collection Recent Open Access Articles

62 items
Open Access Minireview

Recent approaches for optical smartphone sensing in resource-limited settings: a brief review

Developments in the emerging fields of smartphone chemical and biosensing have dovetailed with increased interest in environmental and health monitoring for resource-limited environments, culminating in research toward field-ready smartphone sensors.

Graphical abstract: Recent approaches for optical smartphone sensing in resource-limited settings: a brief review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Critical Review

Sampling, isolating and identifying microplastics ingested by fish and invertebrates

Microplastic debris (<5 mm) is a prolific environmental pollutant, found worldwide in marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. This review assesses the numerous different methods used to identify microplastics ingested by marine organisms.

Graphical abstract: Sampling, isolating and identifying microplastics ingested by fish and invertebrates
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Critical Review

Methodological evolutions of Raman spectroscopy in art and archaeology

During the last decades, Raman spectroscopy has grown from research laboratories to a well-established approach that is increasingly often used in archaeometry and conservation science.

Graphical abstract: Methodological evolutions of Raman spectroscopy in art and archaeology
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Critical Review

Portable point-of-care diagnostic devices

This review highlights key development of point-of-care diagnostics for detecting DNA, proteins, bacteria/pathogens, and other species in samples that can be used for diagnosing disease and detecting harmful chemical and biochemical contaminants in samples. These technologies have great promise for improving the quality of life for those in the developing world.

Graphical abstract: Portable point-of-care diagnostic devices
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Critical Review

Metrics for green analytical chemistry

Green analytical chemistry although is not a new concept, it does not have greenness metrics system. Some efforts have been made to develop suitable metrics for analytical chemistry. The present review analyses the different methods proposed for an accurate greenness metrics system.

Graphical abstract: Metrics for green analytical chemistry
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Communication

Detecting carbohydrate–lectin interactions using a fluorescent probe based on DBD dyes

An efficient synthesis of a fluorescent probe is described that can be specifically bound by the mannose binding FimH protein.

Graphical abstract: Detecting carbohydrate–lectin interactions using a fluorescent probe based on DBD dyes
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Communication

Aluminium foil as a potential substrate for ATR-FTIR, transflection FTIR or Raman spectrochemical analysis of biological specimens

Aluminium foil is a potential low-cost alternative substrate for spectrochemical analyses: facilitating translation to a routine clinical or laboratory setting.

Graphical abstract: Aluminium foil as a potential substrate for ATR-FTIR, transflection FTIR or Raman spectrochemical analysis of biological specimens
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

The influence of covalent immobilization conditions on antibody accessibility on nanoparticles

Antibody accessibility on the nanoparticle surface depends on the surface density rather than on the coupling conditions.

Graphical abstract: The influence of covalent immobilization conditions on antibody accessibility on nanoparticles
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Electrochemical sensing of estradiol benzoate using hydroxyapatite with three-dimensional channel frameworks

Ubiquitous estradiol benzoate (17β-estradiol-3-benzoate) in the environment and daily life has become a hot issue in society since it has been proven to be closely associated with metastatic tumour formation.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical sensing of estradiol benzoate using hydroxyapatite with three-dimensional channel frameworks
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

FTIR-spectroscopic and LA-ICP-MS imaging for combined hyperspectral image analysis of tumor models

Advantages of combined image analysis were demonstrated using infrared spectroscopy and mass spectrometry while characterizing biochemical changes occurring in tumor models.

Graphical abstract: FTIR-spectroscopic and LA-ICP-MS imaging for combined hyperspectral image analysis of tumor models
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Simple method for the quantitative analysis of thin copolymer films on substrates by infrared spectroscopy using direct calibration

Automated baseline estimation followed by least squares fitting of copolymer spectrum allows quantification in terms of comonomer volume fraction.

Graphical abstract: Simple method for the quantitative analysis of thin copolymer films on substrates by infrared spectroscopy using direct calibration
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Secondary electrospray ionization proceeds via gas-phase chemical ionization

The proton transfer reaction in secondary electrospray ionization ultimately proceeds with gas-phase ions.

Graphical abstract: Secondary electrospray ionization proceeds via gas-phase chemical ionization
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

A simple design atomic emission spectrometer combined with multivariate image analysis for the determination of sodium content in urine

A simple atomic flame emission platform based on multivariate image analysis is introduced for sodium quantification in urine.

Graphical abstract: A simple design atomic emission spectrometer combined with multivariate image analysis for the determination of sodium content in urine
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Comparison of six derivatizing agents for the determination of nine synthetic cathinones using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

Insight into mass spectrometry ions and derivatization conditions for synthetic cathinone type new psychoactive substances.

Graphical abstract: Comparison of six derivatizing agents for the determination of nine synthetic cathinones using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Improved assessment of accuracy and performance indicators in paper-based ELISA

Paper-based devices are an excellent match for low-cost point-of-care testing (POCT) tools.

Graphical abstract: Improved assessment of accuracy and performance indicators in paper-based ELISA
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Electrochemiluminescent detection of glyphosate using electrodes modified with self-assembled monolayers

The use of glyphosate (GlyP) in agriculture has caused environmental and health concerns in modern society. This paper presents a study of the electrochemiluminescence (ECL) behaviour of GlyP/Ru(bpy)32+ system with the aim of applying such findings to the quantification of GlyP without previous chemical derivatization.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemiluminescent detection of glyphosate using electrodes modified with self-assembled monolayers
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Determination of fragrance ingredients in fish by ultrasound-assisted extraction followed by purge & trap

Acid-sensitive organic chemicals representative of fragrance materials can be isolated from fish tissue by extraction into a mild solvent followed by capture from the gas phase.

Graphical abstract: Determination of fragrance ingredients in fish by ultrasound-assisted extraction followed by purge & trap
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

An advanced conjugation strategy for the preparation of quantum dot-antibody immunoprobes

An advanced site-specific conjugation strategy for the preparation of quantum dot-based antibody probes applicable in various immunoassays from fluorescence to electrochemical biosensors is described.

Graphical abstract: An advanced conjugation strategy for the preparation of quantum dot-antibody immunoprobes
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

A diagnostic test for cocaine and benzoylecgonine in urine and oral fluid using portable mass spectrometry

Surface mass spectrometry methods can be difficult to use effectively with low cost, portable mass spectrometers.

Graphical abstract: A diagnostic test for cocaine and benzoylecgonine in urine and oral fluid using portable mass spectrometry
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

An automated approach for microplastics analysis using focal plane array (FPA) FTIR microscopy and image analysis

We present an automated approach to reduce the time demand currently needed for data analyses. We have developed a novel analysis pipeline, followed by image analysis with Python and Simple ITK image processing modules.

Graphical abstract: An automated approach for microplastics analysis using focal plane array (FPA) FTIR microscopy and image analysis
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Quantifying ingested debris in marine megafauna: a review and recommendations for standardization

Plastic pollution has become one of the largest environmental challenges we currently face, but standardized reporting is required to meet critical research needs.

Graphical abstract: Quantifying ingested debris in marine megafauna: a review and recommendations for standardization
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Assessing the feasibility of electrophoretic separation of CaCO3 polymorphs for archaeological applications

Our proof-of-principle method offers a fundamentally different approach to non-destructive separation of archaeological materials, based on electrophoretic polymorph separation.

Graphical abstract: Assessing the feasibility of electrophoretic separation of CaCO3 polymorphs for archaeological applications
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Highly sensitive poisoning-resistant optical carbon dioxide sensors for environmental monitoring

Resistivity of optical carbon dioxide chemosensors towards poisoning by acidic gases is significantly improved by using an additional perfluorinated polymer coating making the sensors suitable for long-term measurements.

Graphical abstract: Highly sensitive poisoning-resistant optical carbon dioxide sensors for environmental monitoring
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Comparison of ion mobility-mass spectrometry and pulsed-field gradient nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for the differentiation of chondroitin sulfate isomers

The unsaturated disaccharide isomers of chondroitin sulfate (CS) obtained by enzymatic digestion of the polysaccharide can be differentiated in mixtures by ion mobility MS (A) as well as pulsed-field gradient NMR (B).

Graphical abstract: Comparison of ion mobility-mass spectrometry and pulsed-field gradient nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for the differentiation of chondroitin sulfate isomers
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Colorimetric detection of lipopolysaccharides based on a lipopolysaccharide-binding peptide and AuNPs

A facile colorimetric assay for the detection of lipopolysaccharides (LPSs) was proposed based on a LPS-binding peptide and AuNPs.

Graphical abstract: Colorimetric detection of lipopolysaccharides based on a lipopolysaccharide-binding peptide and AuNPs
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Differential quantification of SCCA1 and SCCA2 cancer antigens using a hydrogel biochip

Assay on a biochip provides a simple and accurate procedure for the differential quantitation of SCCA1 and SCCA2.

Graphical abstract: Differential quantification of SCCA1 and SCCA2 cancer antigens using a hydrogel biochip
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Bioparticles coated with an ionic liquid for the pre-concentration of rare earth elements from microwave-digested tea samples and the subsequent quantification by ETV-ICP-OES

An analytical procedure for straight-forward quantification of rare earth elements (REEs) in tea was developed.

Graphical abstract: Bioparticles coated with an ionic liquid for the pre-concentration of rare earth elements from microwave-digested tea samples and the subsequent quantification by ETV-ICP-OES
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

The performance of single and multi-collector ICP-MS instruments for fast and reliable 34S/32S isotope ratio measurements

The performance and validation characteristics of different single collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometers based on different technical principles (ICP-SFMS, ICP-QMS in reaction and collision modes, and ICP-MS/MS) were evaluated in comparison to the performance of MC ICP-MS for fast and reliable S isotope ratio measurements.

Graphical abstract: The performance of single and multi-collector ICP-MS instruments for fast and reliable 34S/32S isotope ratio measurements
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Improved strategies for selection and characterization of new monoclonal anti-carbamazepine antibodies during the screening process using feces and fluorescence polarization immunoassay

Methodological suggestions for the production of monoclonal hapten antibodies.

Graphical abstract: Improved strategies for selection and characterization of new monoclonal anti-carbamazepine antibodies during the screening process using feces and fluorescence polarization immunoassay
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

A fluoride-selective electrode (Fse) for the quantification of fluoride in lithium-ion battery (Lib) electrolytes

In this work, a fluoride-selective electrode (FSE) was applied with regard to the analysis of fluoride in lithium hexafluorophosphate-based lithium-ion battery (LIB) electrolytes.

Graphical abstract: A fluoride-selective electrode (Fse) for the quantification of fluoride in lithium-ion battery (Lib) electrolytes
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Measurement uncertainty associated with shipboard sample collection and filtration for the determination of the concentration of iron in seawater

ANOVA used to determine uncertainty associated with the way in which deep, open ocean seawater samples were collected and conditioned (filtered).

Graphical abstract: Measurement uncertainty associated with shipboard sample collection and filtration for the determination of the concentration of iron in seawater
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Fingerprinting of falsified artemisinin combination therapies via direct analysis in real time coupled to a compact single quadrupole mass spectrometer

Using portable single-quadrupole DART-MS technology, suspect pharmaceuticals can be rapidly and efficiently analyzed providing detailed information on their true origin.

Graphical abstract: Fingerprinting of falsified artemisinin combination therapies via direct analysis in real time coupled to a compact single quadrupole mass spectrometer
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Sensing chlorinated hydrocarbons via miniaturized GaAs/AlGaAs thin-film waveguide flow cells coupled to quantum cascade lasers

Mid-infrared (MIR) sensors based on attenuated total reflection (ATR) spectroscopy provide robust, rapid and sensitive platforms for the detection of low levels of organic molecules and pollutants.

Graphical abstract: Sensing chlorinated hydrocarbons via miniaturized GaAs/AlGaAs thin-film waveguide flow cells coupled to quantum cascade lasers
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Rapid detection of toxic compounds in tobacco smoke condensates using high-resolution 1H-nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

In 2012, the FDA Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee published a list of 93 harmful and potentially harmful constituents (HPHCs) of tobacco products and tobacco smoke.

Graphical abstract: Rapid detection of toxic compounds in tobacco smoke condensates using high-resolution 1H-nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

UV-VIS spectroscopy for monitoring yogurt stability during storage time

Color, texture and taste are key elements of a consumer's buying decision; thus, monitoring the stability of these features throughout the entire period of yogurt validity is fundamental for dairy product producers.

Graphical abstract: UV-VIS spectroscopy for monitoring yogurt stability during storage time
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

In situ monitoring of additives during CO2 gas hydrate formation

The combination of pressure/temperature traces with in situ mid-infrared fiberoptic evanescent field spectroscopy as advanced sensing concept for CO2 gas hydrate analysis.

Graphical abstract: In situ monitoring of additives during CO2 gas hydrate formation
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Rapid, high-throughput, and quantitative determination of orange juice adulteration by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy

Orange juice is a hugely popular, widely consumed, and high price commodity typically traded in a concentrate form making it highly susceptible to adulteration.

Graphical abstract: Rapid, high-throughput, and quantitative determination of orange juice adulteration by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Multi-scale magnetic nanoparticle based optomagnetic bioassay for sensitive DNA and bacteria detection

An optomagnetic bioassay is optimized by means of extending the linear range in the presence of larger nanoparticles.

Graphical abstract: Multi-scale magnetic nanoparticle based optomagnetic bioassay for sensitive DNA and bacteria detection
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Geographical differentiation of a monovarietal olive oil using various chemical parameters and mid-infrared spectroscopy

Olive oil discrimination with different analytical techniques.

Graphical abstract: Geographical differentiation of a monovarietal olive oil using various chemical parameters and mid-infrared spectroscopy
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

AFM force indentation analysis on leukemia cells

To complement the existing literature, an automated batch analysis protocol was developed to perform unbiased data processes on AFM indentation data measured over leukemia cancer cells.

Graphical abstract: AFM force indentation analysis on leukemia cells
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Rapid detection and identification of bacterial meningitis pathogens in ex vivo clinical samples by SERS method and principal component analysis

Three pathogens, N. meningitidis, H. influenzae, and S. pneumoniae, have been successfully detected and identified in clinical cerebrospinal fluids using SERS method.

Graphical abstract: Rapid detection and identification of bacterial meningitis pathogens in ex vivo clinical samples by SERS method and principal component analysis
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

The soybean lipoxygenase-fluorescein reaction may be used to assess antioxidant capacity of phytochemicals and serum

The new LOX-FL method highlights improvement of serum antioxidant capacity after antioxidant intake better than widely used methods.

Graphical abstract: The soybean lipoxygenase-fluorescein reaction may be used to assess antioxidant capacity of phytochemicals and serum
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Solid phase microextraction–comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography–time-of-flight mass spectrometry: a new tool for determining PAHs in airport runoff water samples

Analysis of a new type of environmental sample – airport stormwater, a new analytical protocol (SPME/GC × GC-TOFMS) for tracking the environmental fate of PAHs.

Graphical abstract: Solid phase microextraction–comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography–time-of-flight mass spectrometry: a new tool for determining PAHs in airport runoff water samples
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Ultrahigh pressure liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure photoionization-tandem mass spectrometry for the determination of polyphenolic profiles in the characterization and classification of cranberry-based pharmaceutical preparations and natural extracts

UHPLC-APPI-MS/MS was used for authentication of fruit-based products and pharmaceutical preparations.

Graphical abstract: Ultrahigh pressure liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure photoionization-tandem mass spectrometry for the determination of polyphenolic profiles in the characterization and classification of cranberry-based pharmaceutical preparations and natural extracts
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Evaluation of gas chromatography mass spectrometry and pattern recognition for the identification of bladder cancer from urine headspace

Previous studies have indicated that volatile organic compounds specific to bladder cancer may exist in urine headspace.

Graphical abstract: Evaluation of gas chromatography mass spectrometry and pattern recognition for the identification of bladder cancer from urine headspace
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Ensemble-based support vector machine classifiers as an efficient tool for quality assessment of beef fillets from electronic nose data

Over the past years, the application of electronic nose devices has been investigated as a potential tool for assessing food freshness.

Graphical abstract: Ensemble-based support vector machine classifiers as an efficient tool for quality assessment of beef fillets from electronic nose data
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Analysis of alkyl esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid (parabens) in baby teethers via gas chromatography-quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-qMS) using a stable isotope dilution assay (SIDA)

The present work describes an analytical method for the analysis of methyl-, ethyl- and n-propylparaben in plastic and gel material from baby teethers filled with cooling gel.

Graphical abstract: Analysis of alkyl esters of p-hydroxybenzoic acid (parabens) in baby teethers via gas chromatography-quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-qMS) using a stable isotope dilution assay (SIDA)
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Application of dynamic headspace and gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (DHS-GC-MS) for the determination of oxygenated volatile organic compounds in refinery effluents

The paper presents a new procedure for the determination of oxygenated volatile organic compounds in postoxidative effluents from the production of petroleum asphalt using dynamic headspace coupled to gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in SIM mode.

Graphical abstract: Application of dynamic headspace and gas chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry (DHS-GC-MS) for the determination of oxygenated volatile organic compounds in refinery effluents
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Simplifying microfluidic separation devices towards field-detection of blood parasites

By the integration of multiple deterministic lateral displacement arrays of specific depths we present a simple-to-use diagnostics device, actuated by a simple syringe, aimed at point-of-care detection of blood parasites.

Graphical abstract: Simplifying microfluidic separation devices towards field-detection of blood parasites
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Method development and validation for the determination of selected endocrine disrupting compounds by liquid chromatography mass spectrometry and isotope pattern deconvolution in water samples. Comparison of two extraction techniques

Reliable determination of endocrine disrupting compounds in water.

Graphical abstract: Method development and validation for the determination of selected endocrine disrupting compounds by liquid chromatography mass spectrometry and isotope pattern deconvolution in water samples. Comparison of two extraction techniques
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

A disposable chemical heater and dry enzyme preparation for lysis and extraction of DNA and RNA from microorganisms

A simple dry enzyme and sample heating approach for point-of-care molecular diagnostic devices is demonstrated.

Graphical abstract: A disposable chemical heater and dry enzyme preparation for lysis and extraction of DNA and RNA from microorganisms
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Digital droplet LAMP as a microfluidic app on standard laboratory devices

Digital droplet LAMP is performed on a disposable chip (DropChip) with the size of a microscope slide using only standard laboratory devices.

Graphical abstract: Digital droplet LAMP as a microfluidic app on standard laboratory devices
From the themed collection: Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with electron-ionization and resonance-enhanced-multi-photon-ionization for the characterization of terrestrial dissolved organic matter in the Baltic Sea

With the effects of global warming the input of terrigenous material into the oceans is increasing, with unknown consequences for the ecosystem.

Graphical abstract: Pyrolysis-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry with electron-ionization and resonance-enhanced-multi-photon-ionization for the characterization of terrestrial dissolved organic matter in the Baltic Sea
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Simultaneous quantification of ion pairs in water via infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy

In this study, ion pairs in aqueous solution were quantitatively and simultaneously determined via infrared attenuated total reflection (IR-ATR) spectroscopy in combination with multivariate data evaluation.

Graphical abstract: Simultaneous quantification of ion pairs in water via infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

Validating heteronuclear 2D quantitative NMR

NMR is used extensively for accurate quantitation of simple analytes and can, with careful application, generate SI traceable measurements.

Graphical abstract: Validating heteronuclear 2D quantitative NMR
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Paper

The potential for complementary targeted/non-targeted screening of novel psychoactive substances in equine urine using liquid chromatography-high resolution accurate mass spectrometry

The use of LC-HRAM spectrometry to identify ‘unknown’ compounds by non-targeted screening provides a potential advantage for forensic toxicology.

Graphical abstract: The potential for complementary targeted/non-targeted screening of novel psychoactive substances in equine urine using liquid chromatography-high resolution accurate mass spectrometry
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Technical Note

Amino acid profiling from fingerprints, a novel methodology using UPLC-MS

The chemical composition of fingerprints is becoming more important in forensic case work. We have developed a novel method for the extraction of amino acids from fingerprints. The isolation and analysis occurs without derivatisation.

Graphical abstract: Amino acid profiling from fingerprints, a novel methodology using UPLC-MS
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Technical Note

Extracting DNA from ocean microplastics: a method comparison study

Molecular characterization of ocean plastic biofilms can shed light on the ecological implications of plastic pollution; here we provide detailed protocols and compare different DNA extraction methods applied to marine microplastics.

Graphical abstract: Extracting DNA from ocean microplastics: a method comparison study
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Technical Note

Characterisation of matrix-based polyatomic interference formation in laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry using dried micro-droplet ablation and its relevance for bioimaging

Dried micro-droplets were used to characterise the formation of polyatomic interferences by LA-ICP-MS.

Graphical abstract: Characterisation of matrix-based polyatomic interference formation in laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry using dried micro-droplet ablation and its relevance for bioimaging
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Technical Note

Raman microspectroscopic analysis of fibers in beverages

Raman microspectroscopy allows us to distinguish between synthetic and natural fibers in beverage samples.

Graphical abstract: Raman microspectroscopic analysis of fibers in beverages
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Technical Note

Two-channel image analysis method for the screening of OBOC libraries

Compound libraries obtained by the split synthesis approach can be easily screened for novel protein ligands exploiting false-colour visualization in two-channel fluorescence microscopy.

Graphical abstract: Two-channel image analysis method for the screening of OBOC libraries
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
Open Access Technical Note

Optimization of the procedure for efficient dispersion of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in aqueous samples

The widespread use of titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2NPs) in consumer products has led to an increase of their concentrations in the environment.

Graphical abstract: Optimization of the procedure for efficient dispersion of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in aqueous samples
From the themed collection: Recent Open Access Articles
62 items

About this collection

This collection features recent open access articles published in Analytical Methods.

Spotlight

Advertisements