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Themed collection Recent Review Articles

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Carbon quantum dots: synthesis, properties, and sensing applications as a potential clinical analytical method

Carbon quantum dots (CDs) are a novel class of fluorescent carbon nanoparticles and nanomaterials with fascinating properties, which have attracted worldwide attention and have been applied in different fields during the last decade.

Graphical abstract: Carbon quantum dots: synthesis, properties, and sensing applications as a potential clinical analytical method
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Low fouling strategies for electrochemical biosensors targeting disease biomarkers

This minireview summarizes recent trends in the development of low fouling electrochemical biosensors based on different antifouling materials.

Graphical abstract: Low fouling strategies for electrochemical biosensors targeting disease biomarkers
From the themed collection: In celebration of Chinese New Year 2020
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Chromatographic methods for the determination of acyl-CoAs

This minireview covers the chromatographic methods utilized in acyl-CoA detection, but with greater emphasis on LC-MS methods due their advantages over preceding approaches. In general, the review summarizes the types of mass spectrometers, sample preparation approaches for different biological matrices, and the LC conditions for potential biomarker applications.

Graphical abstract: Chromatographic methods for the determination of acyl-CoAs
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Graphene-based biosensors for on-site detection of contaminants in food

This review highlights the developments, challenges and perspectives in graphene-based sensor for in-field food analysis.

Graphical abstract: Graphene-based biosensors for on-site detection of contaminants in food
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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A smartphone-based surface plasmon resonance platform

This review provides an overview of smartphone-based SPR platforms in both reflection and transmission configurations, typical setups, and examples of their use in the analysis of chemical and biological samples.

Graphical abstract: A smartphone-based surface plasmon resonance platform
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Microfluidics in coagulation monitoring devices: a mini review

Diagnosis and monitoring of disorders of coagulation and disturbances in haemostasis has been around for many years. The development of POC technologies in this area has rapidly advanced and continues to improve upon the monitoring and diagnosis of these disorders. This review highlights recent and ongoing advances in microfluidics with application to the areas of haemostasis and coagulation biology.

Graphical abstract: Microfluidics in coagulation monitoring devices: a mini review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Integrated paper-based microfluidic devices for point-of-care testing

This review highlights the developments, accomplishments and challenges of integrated μPADs, including sample pretreatment, signal transduction/amplification and results output.

Graphical abstract: Integrated paper-based microfluidic devices for point-of-care testing
From the themed collection: Microfluidic systems with societal impact
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Recent advances in an organ-on-a-chip: biomarker analysis and applications

Recent advances in high-throughput biomarker analysis based on an organ-on-a-chip and its applications in drug development.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in an organ-on-a-chip: biomarker analysis and applications
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Analysis of natural and synthetic folates in pharmaceuticals and foods: a review

This review is focused on the progress of sample pretreatment and analysis methods of natural and synthetic folates in pharmaceuticals and foods in the last decade.

Graphical abstract: Analysis of natural and synthetic folates in pharmaceuticals and foods: a review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Analytical methods for peroxo acids – a review

Peroxo acids, especially short chain organic acids, have gained increased importance in recent times: in industry e.g. pulp bleaching, as disinfectants, and also because of health concern in workspaces and in the surrounding environment.

Graphical abstract: Analytical methods for peroxo acids – a review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Tutorial Review

Flow-gated capillary electrophoresis: a powerful technique for rapid and efficient chemical separation

Flow-gated capillary electrophoresis (CE) is a hybrid of conventional and microchip CE since it employs a fused silica capillary as the separation channel while taking advantage of the well-controlled flow-gated injection, which adds versatility in terms of separation efficiency, analytical throughput, and ease of coupling with sample pretreatment procedures.

Graphical abstract: Flow-gated capillary electrophoresis: a powerful technique for rapid and efficient chemical separation
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug metabolism studies in horses in view of doping control: analytical strategies and challenges

Continuous research on metabolomics is of utmost importance in the field of anti-doping control, including updating the selection of the most appropriate markers of prohibited substances, test specimens and analytical strategies.

Graphical abstract: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug metabolism studies in horses in view of doping control: analytical strategies and challenges
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Colorimetric sensor arrays for the detection and identification of antibiotics

The colorimetric sensor array has become a good candidate for the detection of antibiotics due to its ease of use, convenience and low cost.

Graphical abstract: Colorimetric sensor arrays for the detection and identification of antibiotics
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Critical Review

Frontiers in electrochemical sensors for neurotransmitter detection: towards measuring neurotransmitters as chemical diagnostics for brain disorders

This critical review highlights significant technical advances and in vivo studies from the last five years that facilitate the development of diagnostic tools for brain disorders.

Graphical abstract: Frontiers in electrochemical sensors for neurotransmitter detection: towards measuring neurotransmitters as chemical diagnostics for brain disorders
From the themed collection: Open Access Reviews
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Identification of specific pre-analytical quality control markers in plasma and serum samples

This review discusses the challenge to identify blood quality control markers and describes several molecules that could be potential candidates.

Graphical abstract: Identification of specific pre-analytical quality control markers in plasma and serum samples
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Alkaline phosphatase-based electrochemical sensors for health applications

Alkaline phosphatase-based electrochemical biosensors for the diagnosis and monitoring of diseases have been reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Alkaline phosphatase-based electrochemical sensors for health applications
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Paper spray ionization and portable mass spectrometers: a review

A review of the development and application of paper spray ionization and portable mass spectrometers.

Graphical abstract: Paper spray ionization and portable mass spectrometers: a review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Electrochemical biosensors for autoantibodies in autoimmune and cancer diseases

Autoantibodies (AAbs) are antibodies produced against our own cells or tissues either providing a first defense against infections or indicating the presence of pathological processes.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical biosensors for autoantibodies in autoimmune and cancer diseases
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Boron-doped diamond: current progress and challenges in view of electroanalytical applications

This review examines the current status (from 2016 to December 2018) of the electroanalytical application of boron-doped diamond (BDD), in view of its advantages and challenges for electroanalytical applications.

Graphical abstract: Boron-doped diamond: current progress and challenges in view of electroanalytical applications
From the themed collection: In celebration of Chinese New Year 2020
Open Access Critical Review

Review: new insights into optimizing chemical and 3D surface structures of carbon electrodes for neurotransmitter detection

The carbon-fiber microelectrode has been used for decades as a neurotransmitter sensor, but many new carbon electrodes have recently been developed with beneficial electrochemical properties that take advantage of surface chemistry and surface structure.

Graphical abstract: Review: new insights into optimizing chemical and 3D surface structures of carbon electrodes for neurotransmitter detection
From the themed collection: Open Access Reviews
Critical Review

A comparison of analytical methods for measuring concentrations of 25-hydroxy vitamin D in biological samples

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) is the principal circulating metabolite of vitamin D.

Graphical abstract: A comparison of analytical methods for measuring concentrations of 25-hydroxy vitamin D in biological samples
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Current progress in biosensors for organophosphorus pesticides based on enzyme functionalized nanostructures: a review

Organophosphorus pesticides analysis has become an increasingly significant research area due to their widespread application and contamination of the environment.

Graphical abstract: Current progress in biosensors for organophosphorus pesticides based on enzyme functionalized nanostructures: a review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Forensics in hand: new trends in forensic devices (2013–2017)

Forensic chemistry is the application of analytical chemistry to forensic analysis and is today one of the hot topics in the scientific literature and this review discusses works published between 2013 and 2017 regarding portable or potentially portable analytical methods that can be used in different areas of forensic chemistry.

Graphical abstract: Forensics in hand: new trends in forensic devices (2013–2017)
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Portable and laboratory analytical instruments for the study of materials, techniques and environmental impacts in mediaeval mural paintings

An overview concerning the study of mediaeval wall paintings published in the last 20 years was described and a change in the use of diagnostic techniques has been emphasized. Indeed, actually they are used especially for the study of decay products with the aim of suggesting the best conservation method.

Graphical abstract: Portable and laboratory analytical instruments for the study of materials, techniques and environmental impacts in mediaeval mural paintings
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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The role of peptide microarrays in biomedical research

Peptide microarrays, comprising hundreds to thousands of different peptides on solid supports in a spatially discrete pattern, are increasingly being used as high throughput screening tools with high sensitivity in biomedical science.

Graphical abstract: The role of peptide microarrays in biomedical research
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Methods for the detection of reactive oxygen species

The combined usage of more than one method is recommended for better detection of reactive oxygen species.

Graphical abstract: Methods for the detection of reactive oxygen species
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Pesticides in the atmospheric environment: an overview on their determination methodologies

This review brings new trends in analytical methodologies for extraction and determination of pesticides in atmospheric samples.

Graphical abstract: Pesticides in the atmospheric environment: an overview on their determination methodologies
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Recent advancements in the methodologies applied for the sensitivity enhancement of surface plasmon resonance sensors

Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) technology has widened the use of sophisticated methodologies for studying biological and chemical systems in terms of analyzing protein structures, determining the analyte concentration and retrieval of kinetic and equilibrium parameters.

Graphical abstract: Recent advancements in the methodologies applied for the sensitivity enhancement of surface plasmon resonance sensors
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Recent advances in toner-based microfluidic devices for bioanalytical applications

Toner-based microfluidic devices have emerged as promising platforms for bioanalytical applications.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in toner-based microfluidic devices for bioanalytical applications
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

A review of centrifugal microfluidics in environmental monitoring

There is currently a gap in the use of centrifugal microfluidics in the field of environmental sensing.

Graphical abstract: A review of centrifugal microfluidics in environmental monitoring
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Simultaneous determination of rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol in fixed-dose combination antituberculosis pharmaceutical formulations: a review

According to the World Health Organization, rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol hydrochloride are the first-line drugs used to treat tuberculosis – an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Graphical abstract: Simultaneous determination of rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide and ethambutol in fixed-dose combination antituberculosis pharmaceutical formulations: a review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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The design strategies and mechanisms of fluorogenic and chromogenic probes for the detection of hydrazine

This review highlights the developments in optical sensing strategies for hydrazine from a structural and mechanistic point of view.

Graphical abstract: The design strategies and mechanisms of fluorogenic and chromogenic probes for the detection of hydrazine
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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Optical probes, theranostics and optogenetics shed light on zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Zebrafish is a promising animal model applied for optical probes, theranostics and optogenetics.

Graphical abstract: Optical probes, theranostics and optogenetics shed light on zebrafish (Danio rerio)
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
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This themed collection features recent review articles published in Analytical Methods.

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