Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Themed collection Atomic spectrometry for the analysis of biological samples

29 items
Perspective

Antimony measurements in environmental matrices: seven considerations

A variety of approaches for measuring the content and speciation of Sb in environmental matrices are discussed.

Graphical abstract: Antimony measurements in environmental matrices: seven considerations
From the themed collection: JAAS Recent HOT articles
Perspective

Single nanoparticle analysis by ICPMS: a potential tool for bioassay

Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS) has already been demonstrated as a promising technique for metallic nanoparticle tagged bioassays due to its high sensitivity, wide dynamic linear range, and more importantly multiplex and absolute quantification ability.

Graphical abstract: Single nanoparticle analysis by ICPMS: a potential tool for bioassay
Atomic Spectrometry Update

Atomic spectrometry update: review of advances in the analysis of clinical and biological materials, foods and beverages

This 2017 review discusses developments in elemental mass spectrometry, atomic absorption, emission and fluorescence, XRF and LIBS, as applied to the analysis of specimens of clinical interest, foods and beverages. Sample preparation procedures and quality assurance are also included.

Graphical abstract: Atomic spectrometry update: review of advances in the analysis of clinical and biological materials, foods and beverages
Critical Review

Recent advances in LIBS and XRF for the analysis of plants

Review of recent developments in quantitative analysis and microchemical imaging of plants by LIBS and XRF.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in LIBS and XRF for the analysis of plants
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Advances in ICP-MS-based techniques for trace elements and their species analysis in cells

The state-of-the-art ICP-MS based methods for trace elements and their species analysis in cells are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Advances in ICP-MS-based techniques for trace elements and their species analysis in cells
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Recent applications of laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) for biological sample analysis: a follow-up review

Information provided by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) in the analysis of biological tissues is expanding.

Graphical abstract: Recent applications of laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) for biological sample analysis: a follow-up review
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Sample pre-treatment techniques for use with ICP-MS hyphenated techniques for elemental speciation in biological samples

This review will focus specifically on the state of the art of novel sample pretreatment methods which have been combined with ICP-MS based hyphenated techniques for elemental speciation in biological samples.

Graphical abstract: Sample pre-treatment techniques for use with ICP-MS hyphenated techniques for elemental speciation in biological samples
Paper

Discrimination of nasopharyngeal carcinoma serum using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy combined with an extreme learning machine and random forest method

Plasma emission of biochemical elements in a serum sample.

Graphical abstract: Discrimination of nasopharyngeal carcinoma serum using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy combined with an extreme learning machine and random forest method
Paper

Internal standard evaluation for bioimaging soybean leaves through laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: a plant nanotechnology approach

This work evaluates the use of an internal standard for acquiring the elemental mapping of 107Ag, 55Mn and 63Cu using laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry in the imaging mode from soybean leaves cultivated in the absence or in the presence of silver nanoparticles (40 nm average size) and also using silver nitrate for comparative purposes.

Graphical abstract: Internal standard evaluation for bioimaging soybean leaves through laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: a plant nanotechnology approach
Paper

Investigation of the iron oxidation state in ovarian cancer using synchrotron micro X-ray absorption near edge structure – preliminary results

Iron as a trace element plays a role in regulating the homeostasis of the human body and therefore the concentration of iron in the body must be carefully monitored.

Graphical abstract: Investigation of the iron oxidation state in ovarian cancer using synchrotron micro X-ray absorption near edge structure – preliminary results
Open Access Paper

Use of an inline dilution method to eliminate species interconversion for LC-ICP-MS based applications: focus on arsenic in urine

Elimination of arsenic species interconversion in urine via a syringe driven, inline dilution, liquid chromatography system.

Graphical abstract: Use of an inline dilution method to eliminate species interconversion for LC-ICP-MS based applications: focus on arsenic in urine
Paper

Comparison of the suitability of alkaline or enzymatic sample pre-treatment for characterization of silver nanoparticles in human tissue by single particle ICP-MS

The method using enzymatic tissue treatment followed by spICP-MS is efficient for determination of mass and number concentration and size distribution of AgNPs in human placental tissues.

Graphical abstract: Comparison of the suitability of alkaline or enzymatic sample pre-treatment for characterization of silver nanoparticles in human tissue by single particle ICP-MS
Paper

Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry with on-line leaching to assess the maximum bio-accessibility of toxic and essential elements in wheat from Saudi Arabia

An on-line leaching method is modified to improve reproducibility, and applied to risk assessment of wheat samples from Saudi Arabia.

Graphical abstract: Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry with on-line leaching to assess the maximum bio-accessibility of toxic and essential elements in wheat from Saudi Arabia
From the themed collection: JAAS Recent HOT articles
Paper

Combination of micro X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy and time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging for the marker-free detection of CeO2 nanoparticles in tissue sections

The description of nanoparticle distributions in tissue and associated effects is an important goal of nanotoxicology.

Graphical abstract: Combination of micro X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy and time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging for the marker-free detection of CeO2 nanoparticles in tissue sections
Paper

Detection and characterization of biogenic selenium nanoparticles in selenium-rich yeast by single particle ICPMS

The occurrence of SeNPs in commercial Se-rich yeasts was confirmed by SP-ICPMS for the first time.

Graphical abstract: Detection and characterization of biogenic selenium nanoparticles in selenium-rich yeast by single particle ICPMS
From the themed collection: JAAS Recent HOT articles
Paper

A rapid and simple single-stage method for Ca separation from geological and biological samples for isotopic analysis by MC-ICP-MS

A simple and rapid single-step Ca separation method implemented by using a combination of a DGA column and vacuum box.

Graphical abstract: A rapid and simple single-stage method for Ca separation from geological and biological samples for isotopic analysis by MC-ICP-MS
Paper

Total reflection X-ray fluorescence based quantification of gold nanoparticles in cancer cells

A small (5 μl) sample volume and minimal sample preparation steps are required to accurately quantify AuNP uptake in cancer cells.

Graphical abstract: Total reflection X-ray fluorescence based quantification of gold nanoparticles in cancer cells
Paper

A pre-column derivatization method allowing quantitative metabolite profiling of carboxyl and phenolic hydroxyl group containing pharmaceuticals in human plasma via liquid chromatography-inductively coupled plasma-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-ICP-MS/MS)

Novel analytical strategies for investigating drug ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion).

Graphical abstract: A pre-column derivatization method allowing quantitative metabolite profiling of carboxyl and phenolic hydroxyl group containing pharmaceuticals in human plasma via liquid chromatography-inductively coupled plasma-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-ICP-MS/MS)
Paper

Bioimaging of the elemental distribution in cocoa beans by means of LA-ICP-TQMS

The distribution of several nutritional and toxic elements in cocoa beans is visualized for the first time using LA-ICP-MS.

Graphical abstract: Bioimaging of the elemental distribution in cocoa beans by means of LA-ICP-TQMS
Paper

Quantification of labile and stable non-polar arsenolipids in commercial fish meals and edible seaweed samples

The importance of sample preparation for arsenolipid speciation is highlighted as the order of sequential extraction revealed labile non-polar arsenolipids likely due to species transformation.

Graphical abstract: Quantification of labile and stable non-polar arsenolipids in commercial fish meals and edible seaweed samples
Paper

Direct mercury determination in blood and urine by means of high-resolution continuum source graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry using gold nanoparticles as a chemical modifier

The use of Au nanoparticles as a chemical modifier permits the direct Hg determination in urine and blood samples by HR CS GFAAS.

Graphical abstract: Direct mercury determination in blood and urine by means of high-resolution continuum source graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry using gold nanoparticles as a chemical modifier
Paper

Elemental mapping of Mg/Ca intensity ratios in marine mollusc shells using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Here we apply Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) to efficiently map the elemental change throughout the growth increments of three mollusc shells. We employ an automated LIBS setup to map the Mg/Ca composition of whole shell sections with over 2000 data points per hour.

Graphical abstract: Elemental mapping of Mg/Ca intensity ratios in marine mollusc shells using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
Paper

Arsenic speciation in seafood by LC-ICP-MS/MS: method development and influence of culinary treatment

Arsenic speciation in seafood after several culinary treatments was performed and AsB, As(III), DMA, MMA and As(V) species were determined by LC-ICP-MS/MS.

Graphical abstract: Arsenic speciation in seafood by LC-ICP-MS/MS: method development and influence of culinary treatment
Paper

Superior spatial resolution in confocal X-ray techniques using collimating channel array optics: elemental mapping and speciation in archaeological human bone

A novel X-ray collimating optic enables improved spatial resolution in confocal X-ray fluorescence imaging and X-ray absorption spectroscopy.

Graphical abstract: Superior spatial resolution in confocal X-ray techniques using collimating channel array optics: elemental mapping and speciation in archaeological human bone
From the themed collection: JAAS Recent HOT articles
Paper

Iron isotopic analysis of finger-prick and venous blood by multi-collector inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry after volumetric absorptive microsampling

The use of VAMS – volumetric absorptive microsampling – of finger-prick blood was evaluated in the context of high-precision isotopic analysis of whole blood Fe by multi-collector inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry.

Graphical abstract: Iron isotopic analysis of finger-prick and venous blood by multi-collector inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry after volumetric absorptive microsampling
Paper

Imaging the 3D trace metal and metalloid distribution in mature wheat and rye grains via laser ablation-ICP-mass spectrometry and micro-X-ray fluorescence spectrometry

In this work, a serial sectioning approach, based on polishing an epoxy-embedded sample, is used to image trace metals in cereal grains in 3D.

Graphical abstract: Imaging the 3D trace metal and metalloid distribution in mature wheat and rye grains via laser ablation-ICP-mass spectrometry and micro-X-ray fluorescence spectrometry
From the themed collection: European Workshop on Laser Ablation
Paper

Analysis of whole blood by ICP-MS equipped with a high temperature total sample consumption system

In this work, the performance of a high temperature torch Integrated Sample Introduction System (hTISIS) using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) for the multi-element analysis of whole blood is evaluated.

Graphical abstract: Analysis of whole blood by ICP-MS equipped with a high temperature total sample consumption system
Open Access Technical Note

Quantification of silver nanoparticles taken up by single cells using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry in the single cell measurement mode

A promising analytical methodology is proposed to study nanoparticle-cell interactions providing information of the number of NPs internalized by cells or externally bound to the cell surface.

Graphical abstract: Quantification of silver nanoparticles taken up by single cells using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry in the single cell measurement mode
Technical Note

Quantitative bioimaging of Ca, Fe, Cu and Zn in breast cancer tissues by LA-ICP-MS

LA-ICP-MS has been used for the first time to study the simultaneous elemental quantitative distribution of Ca, Fe, Cu and Zn in breast cancer samples.

Graphical abstract: Quantitative bioimaging of Ca, Fe, Cu and Zn in breast cancer tissues by LA-ICP-MS
29 items

About this collection

This online collection of selected JAAS articles showcases techniques and applications relevant to biological samples. 

Spotlight

Advertisements