Antimony measurements in environmental matrices: seven considerations
A variety of approaches for measuring the content and speciation of Sb in environmental matrices are discussed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About this collection
This online collection of selected JAAS articles showcases techniques and applications relevant to biological samples.