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Recent advances in real-time and in situ analysis of an electrode–electrolyte interface by mass spectrometry

Novelty: Recent advances in real-time and in situ monitoring of an electrode–electrolyte interface by mass spectrometry are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in real-time and in situ analysis of an electrode–electrolyte interface by mass spectrometry
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Single plasmonic nanoparticles as ultrasensitive sensors

In this mini review, we will provide a brief introduction focusing on the current applications of single plasmonic nanoparticle-based sensors using DFM, including the detection of molecules, the real-time monitoring of chemical/electrochemical reactions and the imaging of living cells.

Graphical abstract: Single plasmonic nanoparticles as ultrasensitive sensors
From the themed collection: Bioanalytical Sensors
Tutorial Review

A review: the trend of progress about pH probes in cell application in recent years

Intracellular pH values are some of the most important factors that govern biological processes and the acid–base homeostasis in cells, body fluids and organs sustains the normal operations of the body.

Graphical abstract: A review: the trend of progress about pH probes in cell application in recent years
Critical Review

Recent advances in single-cell analysis by mass spectrometry

Cells are the most basic structural units that play vital roles in the functioning of living organisms.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in single-cell analysis by mass spectrometry
From the themed collection: In celebration of Chinese New Year 2020
Critical Review

Molecularly imprinted polymers’ application in pesticide residue detection

Molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs) are produced using molecular imprinting technology (MIT) and have specific analyte-binding abilities and unique properties, including chemical and thermal stability, reusability, high selectivity, and high sensitivity.

Graphical abstract: Molecularly imprinted polymers’ application in pesticide residue detection
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Electrochemiluminescence biosensing based on different modes of switching signals

Electrochemiluminescence (ECL) has attracted much attention in various fields of analysis owing to low background signals, high sensitivity, and excellent controllability.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemiluminescence biosensing based on different modes of switching signals
From the themed collection: Analytical Nanoscience
Critical Review

DNA tetrahedron nanostructures for biological applications: biosensors and drug delivery

Herein, we review and summarise the development and biological applications of DNA tetrahedron, including cellular biosensors and drug delivery systems.

Graphical abstract: DNA tetrahedron nanostructures for biological applications: biosensors and drug delivery
Communication

Ratiometric fluorescence monitoring of cerebral Cu2+ based on coumarin-labeled DNA coupled with the Cu2+-induced oxidation of o-phenylenediamine

A novel ratiometric fluorescence assay for cerebral Cu2+ has been developed based on coumarin-labeled single-stranded DNA coupled with the Cu2+-induced oxidation of o-phenylenediamine.

Graphical abstract: Ratiometric fluorescence monitoring of cerebral Cu2+ based on coumarin-labeled DNA coupled with the Cu2+-induced oxidation of o-phenylenediamine
Communication

Noninvasive photoacoustic measurement of glucose by data fusion

A novel method of noninvasive photoacoustic glucose measurement utilizing the amplitude and phase difference information.

Graphical abstract: Noninvasive photoacoustic measurement of glucose by data fusion
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A graphene oxide/gold nanoparticle-based amplification method for SERS immunoassay of cardiac troponin I

A multiple signal amplification of a SERS biosensor was developed for sensitive detection of cTnI with the aid of GO/AuNP complexes.

Graphical abstract: A graphene oxide/gold nanoparticle-based amplification method for SERS immunoassay of cardiac troponin I
From the themed collection: In celebration of Chinese New Year 2020
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A carbonothioate-based far-red fluorescent probe for the specific detection of mercury ions in living cells and zebrafish

A simple far-red fluorescent probe was developed to monitor mercury ions in environmental water samples and in living systems.

Graphical abstract: A carbonothioate-based far-red fluorescent probe for the specific detection of mercury ions in living cells and zebrafish
From the themed collection: In celebration of Chinese New Year 2020
Open Access Paper

Rapid and simple detection of ascorbic acid and alkaline phosphatase via controlled generation of silver nanoparticles and selective recognition

A simple and novel strategy for detection of AA and ALP via controlled generation of Ag NPs and selective recognition.

Graphical abstract: Rapid and simple detection of ascorbic acid and alkaline phosphatase via controlled generation of silver nanoparticles and selective recognition
From the themed collection: In celebration of Chinese New Year 2020
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Molecular profiling of single axons and dendrites in living neurons using electrosyringe-assisted electrospray mass spectrometry

Electrosyringe-assisted electrospray mass spectrometry (MS) is established for the first time to achieve intracellular sampling from one axon or dendrite in living neurons for mass spectrometric analysis.

Graphical abstract: Molecular profiling of single axons and dendrites in living neurons using electrosyringe-assisted electrospray mass spectrometry
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Carbon nanospheres with dual-color emission and their application in ratiometric pyrophosphate sensing

Herein, we employ pH-dependent solubility equilibrium to develop the one-pot aqueous synthesis of dual-color emission fluorescent carbon nanosphere (DFCSs) with novel physicochemical properties.

Graphical abstract: Carbon nanospheres with dual-color emission and their application in ratiometric pyrophosphate sensing
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A novel electrochemical immunoassay for carcinoembryonic antigen based on glucose oxidase-encapsulated nanogold hollow spheres with a pH meter readout

A portable electrochemical immunosensor was designed for the detection of CEA on a pH meter by using glucose oxidase-encapsulated gold hollow microspheres for signal amplification.

Graphical abstract: A novel electrochemical immunoassay for carcinoembryonic antigen based on glucose oxidase-encapsulated nanogold hollow spheres with a pH meter readout
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Ratiometric fluorescence detection of trace water in organic solvents based on aggregation-induced emission enhanced Cu nanoclusters

A novel dual-emission fluorescent nanocomposite material, CDs/Cu NCs, was fabricated for detecting trace water in organic solvents (DMSO, DMF, THF, and ACN).

Graphical abstract: Ratiometric fluorescence detection of trace water in organic solvents based on aggregation-induced emission enhanced Cu nanoclusters
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Facile fabrication of a 3,4,9,10-perylene tetracarboxylic acid functionalized graphene–multiwalled carbon nanotube–gold nanoparticle nanocomposite for highly sensitive and selective electrochemical detection of dopamine

A PTCA-RGO-MWCNT-Au NP nanocomposite was facilely fabricated for highly sensitive and selective electrochemical detection of dopamine.

Graphical abstract: Facile fabrication of a 3,4,9,10-perylene tetracarboxylic acid functionalized graphene–multiwalled carbon nanotube–gold nanoparticle nanocomposite for highly sensitive and selective electrochemical detection of dopamine
From the themed collection: Bioanalytical Sensors
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A new photoelectrochemical biosensor for ultrasensitive determination of nucleic acids based on a three-stage cascade signal amplification strategy

Based on a “signal-on” sensing strategy and a three-stage cascade signal amplification method, an ultrasensitive photoelectrochemical biosensor has been developed for DNA detection.

Graphical abstract: A new photoelectrochemical biosensor for ultrasensitive determination of nucleic acids based on a three-stage cascade signal amplification strategy
From the themed collection: Analyst Recent HOT articles
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Site-specific characterization and quantitation of N-glycopeptides in PKM2 knockout breast cancer cells using DiLeu isobaric tags enabled by electron-transfer/higher-energy collision dissociation (EThcD)

A multi-faceted site-specific quantitative N-glycoproteomics workflow was developed to probe PKM2 signaling.

Graphical abstract: Site-specific characterization and quantitation of N-glycopeptides in PKM2 knockout breast cancer cells using DiLeu isobaric tags enabled by electron-transfer/higher-energy collision dissociation (EThcD)
From the themed collection: Analyst Recent HOT articles
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DNA aptamers from whole-cell SELEX as new diagnostic agents against glioblastoma multiforme cells

Aptamers selectively binding to glioblastoma multiforme cells were identified.

Graphical abstract: DNA aptamers from whole-cell SELEX as new diagnostic agents against glioblastoma multiforme cells
From the themed collection: Analyst Recent HOT articles
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Study on behaviors and performances of universal N-glycopeptide enrichment methods

Glycosylation is a crucial process in protein biosynthesis.

Graphical abstract: Study on behaviors and performances of universal N-glycopeptide enrichment methods
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Ternary nanocomposites of Au/CuS/TiO2 for an ultrasensitive photoelectrochemical non-enzymatic glucose sensor

Ternary nanocomposites of Au/CuS/TiO2 hybrid arrays were prepared for the fabrication of an ultrasensitive photoelectrochemical non-enzymatic glucose sensor.

Graphical abstract: Ternary nanocomposites of Au/CuS/TiO2 for an ultrasensitive photoelectrochemical non-enzymatic glucose sensor
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A tri-site fluorescent probe for simultaneous sensing of hydrogen sulfide and glutathione and its bioimaging applications

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and biothiol molecules, such as glutathione (GSH), cysteine (Cys), and homocysteine (Hcy), play an important role in biology.

Graphical abstract: A tri-site fluorescent probe for simultaneous sensing of hydrogen sulfide and glutathione and its bioimaging applications
From the themed collection: Analyst Recent HOT articles
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A reversible fluorescent probe based on C[double bond, length as m-dash]N isomerization for the selective detection of formaldehyde in living cells and in vivo

A reversible fluorescent probe for the selective imaging of formaldehyde in living cells, tissues and in vivo.

Graphical abstract: A reversible fluorescent probe based on C [[double bond, length as m-dash]] N isomerization for the selective detection of formaldehyde in living cells and in vivo
From the themed collection: Analyst Recent HOT articles
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MoS2/Pt nanocomposite-functionalized microneedle for real-time monitoring of hydrogen peroxide release from living cells

MoS2/Pt nanocomposites functionalized acupuncture needle for real-time monitoring of H2O2 release from living cells.

Graphical abstract: MoS2/Pt nanocomposite-functionalized microneedle for real-time monitoring of hydrogen peroxide release from living cells
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Rapid single-cell detection and identification of pathogens by using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

For the successful treatment of infections, real-time analysis and enhanced multiplex capacity, sensitivity and cost-effectiveness of the developed detection method are critical.

Graphical abstract: Rapid single-cell detection and identification of pathogens by using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
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High-index {hk0} faceted platinum concave nanocubes with enhanced peroxidase-like activity for an ultrasensitive colorimetric immunoassay of the human prostate-specific antigen

A novel colorimetric immunoassay is designed for the ultrasensitive detection of the human prostate-specific antigen (PSA) by using a unique type of nanolabel – high-index {hk0} faceted platinum concave nanocubes.

Graphical abstract: High-index {hk0} faceted platinum concave nanocubes with enhanced peroxidase-like activity for an ultrasensitive colorimetric immunoassay of the human prostate-specific antigen
From the themed collection: Analyst Recent HOT articles
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Surfactant-free synthesis of three-dimensional nitrogen-doped hierarchically porous carbon and its application as an electrode modification material for simultaneous sensing of ascorbic acid, dopamine and uric acid

A 3D N-doped hierarchically porous carbon modified electrode enables simultaneous sensitive detection of ascorbic acid, dopamine and uric acid.

Graphical abstract: Surfactant-free synthesis of three-dimensional nitrogen-doped hierarchically porous carbon and its application as an electrode modification material for simultaneous sensing of ascorbic acid, dopamine and uric acid
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A biotinylated piperazine-rhodol derivative: a ‘turn-on’ probe for nitroreductase triggered hypoxia imaging

We developed a nitroreductase responsive theranostic probe 1; it comprises biotinylated rhodol in conjunction with p-nitrobenzyl functionality.

Graphical abstract: A biotinylated piperazine-rhodol derivative: a ‘turn-on’ probe for nitroreductase triggered hypoxia imaging
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This collection highlights selected topical reviews and articles from China that are advancing research in analytical chemistry science worldwide. The collection showcases research on in vivo analysis, biomedical analysis and diagnostics, analytical nanoscience, bioanalytical sensors, electroanalytical chemistry and mass spectrometry. We hope this China special will be an enjoyable read.

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