Analytical Abstracts is a literature updating service keeping you up to date with recent developments in analytical science. The searchable updates consist of article abstracts and details of analyte, matrix and technique. Updates can also be searched by subject area, chosen from a predefined list of topics. Subscribers can set up personalised searches and receive alerts of the latest developments directly via email.


Analytical Abstracts contains records from dozens of different journals, and covers a wide range of topic areas from materials science to food analysis, and from pharmacology to environmental monitoring. See our source list for full details.

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Source list

  • Acta Chromatographica
  • Analyst
  • Analytica Chimica Acta
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • Analytical Biochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Analytical Letters
  • Analytical Methods
  • Analytical Sciences
  • Annals of Clinical Biochemistry
  • Applied Spectroscopy
  • Applied Spectroscopy Reviews
  • Archaeometry
  • Atmospheric Environment
  • Atomic Spectroscopy
  • Biomedical Chromatography
  • Biosensors and Bioelectronics
  • Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology
  • Bunseki Kagaku
  • ChemComm
  • Chemosphere
  • ChemSocRev
  • Chromatographia
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Analytical Chemistry
  • Current Analytical Chemistry
  • Drug Testing and Analysis
  • Electroanalysis
  • Electrochemistry
  • Electrophoresis
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry
  • European Journal of Mass Spectrometry
  • Fenxi Ceshi Xuebao (Journal of Instrumental analysis)
  • Fenxi Huaxue (Chinese Journal of Analytical Chemistry)
  • Fenxi Kexue Xuebao (Journal of Analytical Science)
  • Fenxi Shiyanshi (Chinese Journal of Laboratory Analysis)
  • Food Chemistry
  • Forensic Science International
  • Guangpuxue Yu Guangpu Fenxi (Spectroscopy and Spectral Analysis)
  • Instrumentation Science & Technology
  • International Journal of Conservation Science
  • International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry
  • International Journal of Mass Spectrometry
  • International Journal of PIXE
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
  • Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry
  • Journal of Analytical Chemistry
  • Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry
  • Journal of Analytical Toxicology
  • Journal of AOAC International
  • Journal of Applied Spectroscopy
  • Journal of Archaeological Science
  • Journal of Chromatographic Science
  • Journal of Chromatography A
  • Journal of Chromatography B
  • Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis
  • Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
  • Journal of Environmental Monitoring
  • Journal of Essential Oil Research
  • Journal of Fluorescence
  • Journal of Food Composition and Analysis
  • Journal of Forensic Sciences
  • Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry
  • Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies
  • Journal of Mass Spectrometry
  • Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis
  • Journal of Planar Chromatography - Modern TLC
  • Journal of Proteome Research
  • Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
  • Journal of Separation Science
  • Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • Journal of the Association of Public Analysts
  • Journal of the Mass Spectrometry Society of Japan
  • Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture
  • Lab on a Chip
  • LC-GC Europe
  • Luminescence
  • Mass Spectrometry Reviews
  • Microchemical Journal
  • Microchimica Acta
  • Molecular and Cellular Proteomics
  • Phytochemical Analysis
  • Proteomics
  • Proteomics - Clinical Applications
  • Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry
  • Reviews in Analytical Chemistry
  • RSC Advances
  • Sensors
  • Sensors and Actuators, B
  • Separation & Purification Reviews
  • Separation Science and Technology
  • Sepu (Chinese Journal of Chromatography)
  • Solvent Extraction Research and Development, Japan
  • Spectrochimica Acta, Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy
  • Spectroscopy Letters
  • Talanta
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Trends in Analytical Chemistry
  • X-Ray Spectrometry
  • Yankuang Ceshi (Rock and Mineral Analysis)
  • Yaowu Fenxi Zazhi (Chinese Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis)
  • Yejin Fenxi (Metallurgical Analysis)
  • Zhipu Xuebao (Journal of Chinese Mass Spectrometry Society)
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