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Themed collection Analytical Methods 2017 Most Downloaded Articles

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Critical Review

A review of analytical techniques for quantifying microplastics in sediments

In this review the analytical techniques for measuring microplastics in sediment have been evaluated.

Graphical abstract: A review of analytical techniques for quantifying microplastics in sediments
Critical Review

Identification methods in microplastic analysis: a review

Microplastics have become a major global environmental issue in recent decades due to their ubiquity in the oceans, bioavailability and ability to carry toxic chemicals.

Graphical abstract: Identification methods in microplastic analysis: a review
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 Open Access Articles
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Chromatographic separation and mass spectrometric analysis of N-acetyl-L-cysteine-protected palladium nanoparticles

The NAC-PdNPs product was successfully separated by reverse-phase HPLC, and the collected NAC-PdNPs fractions were characterised by MALDI-TOF MS.

Graphical abstract: Chromatographic separation and mass spectrometric analysis of N-acetyl-l-cysteine-protected palladium nanoparticles
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

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
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Novel method for the extraction and identification of microplastics in ocean trawl and fish gut matrices

This alternative microplastic extraction method employs ultrapure water, ultrasonication, and identification using complementary optical microscopy, SEM/EDS, FTIR, and RMS techniques.

Graphical abstract: Novel method for the extraction and identification of microplastics in ocean trawl and fish gut matrices
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
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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
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This themed collection features the top 10 most downloaded articles published in Analytical Methods in 2017. Congratulations to all of the authors whose articles have been featured.

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