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Themed issue on microplastics in the environment now published!

The new themed issue for Analytical Methods titled Microplastics in the environment” is now published.

Guest Edited by Professors Fiona Regan (Dublin City University, UK), Chelsea Rochman (University of California Davis, USA) and Richard Thompson (Plymouth University, UK), this themed issue highlights the outstanding work in microplastics analysis and provides insight into this emerging and important area of research, coinciding with the recent high-profile media coverage on this topic.

All articles in the collection are free* to read until the 17th April 2017 (Access is free through a registered RSC publishing account).

This themed issue is introduced by the Guest Editors in their Editorial:

On the harmonization of methods for measuring the occurrence, fate and effects of microplastics

There are also two additional Editorials from leaders in the field discussing the current challenges facing researchers in microplastics analysis:

Improving microplastics source apportionment: a role for microplastic morphology and taxonomy?

Paul A. Helm

Analytical challenges associated with the determination of microplastics in the environment

Robert C. Hale

We hope you enjoy reading this issue!

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25 Most Accessed Analytical Methods Articles of 2016

We are delighted to share with you the top 25 most downloaded articles in Analytical Methods from January-December 2016. These 5 papers are free to access for the next two weeks with a free publishing personal account – register here.

3D-printed microfluidic devices: fabrication, advantages and limitations—a mini review
Chengpeng Chen, Benjamin T. Mehl, Akash S. Munshi, Alexandra D. Townsend, Dana M. Spence and R. Scott Martin
Anal. Methods, 2016,8, 6005-6012
DOI: 10.1039/C6AY01671E

Aluminium foil as a potential substrate for ATR-FTIR, transflection FTIR or Raman spectrochemical analysis of biological specimens
Li Cui, Holly J. Butler, Pierre L. Martin-Hirsch and Francis L. Martin
Anal. Methods, 2016,8, 481-487
DOI: 10.1039/C5AY02638E

SERS study of bacteria using biosynthesized silver nanoparticles as the SERS substrate
Balaprasad Ankamwar, Ujjal Kumar Sur and Pulak Das
Anal. Methods, 2016,8, 2335-2340
DOI: 10.1039/C5AY03014E

Green fluorescent protein-based assays for high-throughput functional characterization and ligand-binding studies of biotin protein ligase
Samuel P. Askin, Thomas E. H. Bond and Patrick M. Schaeffer
Anal. Methods, 2016,8, 418-424
DOI: 10.1039/C5AY03064A

Forensic electrochemistry: simultaneous voltammetric detection of MDMA and its fatal counterpart “Dr Death” (PMA)
Loanda R. Cumba, Jamie P. Smith, Khaled Y. Zuway, Oliver B. Sutcliffe, Devaney R. do Carmo and Craig E. Banks
Anal. Methods, 2016,8, 142-152
DOI: 10.1039/C5AY02924D

 

We hope you enjoy reading the top 25 most accessed articles of 2016 and wish you all the best for 2017.
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Themed Issue on Molecular Analysis for Art, Archaeometry and Conservation now published

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The new joint web themed Issue of Analyst and Analytical Methods on Molecular Analysis for Art, Archaeometry and Conservation has now been published online!

Take a look at this great collection of papers illustrating the most innovative research aimed at preserving our rich cultural heritage.

The themed issue highlights a great number of analytical techniques employed to study art and cultural objects at a molecular level, characterising their structure, properties and chemistry.

Bertrand et al., Analyst, 2013, 138, 4463-4469

If you are interested in the study and preservation of art of the past and the present, discover the latest analytical breakthroughs described in our Web Collection.

“A deep connection to our past and shared cultural heritage must be preserved to foster a balanced society where all humanity can thrive”, from the Editorial of Francesca Casadio and Richard P. Van Duyne, Guest Editors of the Issue.

In addition, below are some articles of the issue that you might be interested to read. These papers will be free to read for the next 4 weeks. Enjoy!

Looking beneath Dalí’s paint: non-destructive canvas analysis
Marta Oriola, Alenka Možir, Paul Garside, Gema Campo, Anna Nualart-Torroja, Irene Civil, Marianne Odlyha, May Cassar and Matija Strlič
Anal. Methods, 2013, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3AY41094C

Caggiani et al., Anal. Methods, 2013, 5, 4345-4354

Alteration of Asian lacquer: in-depth insight using a physico-chemical multiscale approach
Anne-Solenn Le Hô, Chloé Duhamel, Céline Daher, Ludovic Bellot-Gurlet, Céline Paris, Martine Regert, Michel Sablier, Guilhem André, Jean-Paul Desroches and Paul Dumas
Analyst, 2013, 138, 5685-5696
DOI: 10.1039/C3AN00608E

Analysis of cadmium based pigments with time-resolved photo-luminescence
Anna Cesaratto, Cosimo D’Andrea, Austin Nevin, Gianluca Valentini, Francesco Tassone, Roberto Alberti, Tommaso Frizzi and Daniela Comelli
Anal. Methods, 2013, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3AY41585F

Quantifying degradation of collagen in ancient manuscripts: the case of the Dead Sea Temple
Scroll R. Schütz, L. Bertinetti, I. Rabin, P. Fratzl and A. Masic
Analyst, 2013,138, 5594-5599
DOI: 10.1039/C3AN00609C

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Royal Society of Chemistry Roadshow in Brazil this November

We are pleased to announce The Royal Society of Chemistry Brazil Roadshow that will take place in three amazing Brazilian locations this November.

The roadshow consists of three one-day scientific symposia in Campinas, Porto Alegre and Belo Horizonte, featuring lectures by some of the world’s leading international scientists in analytical science and sustainable chemistry.

The roadshow is free to attend and will bring together academics, students and industrial scientists in a stimulating and friendly environment. Join us to find out more about our journals and wider activities! Click here to register.

4th November: University of Campinas (IQ-UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil

6th November: The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (IQ-UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil

8th November: The Federal University of Minas Gerais (DQ-UFMG), Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Among the outstanding scientists presenting at the roadshow:

Frank Vanhaecke (Chair of the JAAS Editorial Board)

Craig Banks (Analytical Methods Associate Editor)

James Clark (Green Chemistry Advisory Board member)

Boris Mizaikoff, (Analyst Associate Editor)

Janet Scott (Green Chemistry Advisory Board member)

The Royal Society of Chemistry is proud to support and publish high-impact research from all over the globe, and a large amount of our content is from authors in Brazil. Below are some examples of the high-quality content published in Green Chemistry, Analyst, Analytical Methods, RSC Advances and JAAS by your Brazilian colleagues, please take a look at the papers listed below:

Glycerol as a recyclable solvent for copper-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of diaryl diselenides with aryl boronic acids
Vanessa G. Ricordi, Camilo S. Freitas, Gelson Perin, Eder J. Lenardão, Raquel G. Jacob, Lucielli Savegnago and Diego Alves
Green Chem., 2012, 14, 1030–1034, DOI: 10.1039/C2GC16427B

Reversible polymerization of novel monomers bearing furan and plant oil moieties: a double click exploitation of renewable resources
Carla Vilela, Letizia Cruciani, Armando J. D. Silvestre and Alessandro Gandini
RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 2966–2974, DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20053H

Easy dual-mode ambient mass spectrometry with Venturi self-pumping, canned air, disposable parts and voltage-free sonic-spray ionization
Nicolas V. Schwab, Andreia M. Porcari, Mirela B. Coelho, Eduardo M. Schmidt, Jose L. Jara, Jesui V. Visentainer and Marcos N. Eberlin
Analyst, 2012, 137, 2537–2540, DOI: 10.1039/C2AN16312H

Capacitively coupled contactless conductivity detection on microfluidic systems—ten years of development
Wendell Karlos Tomazelli Coltro, Renato Sousa Lima, Thiago Pinotti Segato, Emanuel Carrilho, Dosil Pereira de Jesus, Claudimir Lucio do Lago and José Alberto Fracassi da Silva
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 25–33, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05364G

Determination of trace metals in high-salinity petroleum produced formation water by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry following on-line analyte separation/preconcentration
Eliane Padua Oliveira, Lu Yang, Ralph E. Sturgeon, Ricardo Erthal Santelli, Marcos Almeida Bezerra, Scott N. Willie and Ramsés Capilla
J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2011, 26, 578-585, DOI: 10.1039/C0JA00108B

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Metals in health & nutrition

Vitamin pills with different metals indicated on eachMetals play an important role in human health and nutrition. Some, such as zinc, copper and iron have vital roles within the body and therefore regular intake is essential. However, an excess of these metals, or consumption of metal contaminants such as cadmium or arsenic, can have significant detrimental effects on our health.

The collection of articles below encompasses all aspects of metals in health from their dietary sources and quantitative analysis to the impact these metals can have on our health. Enjoy these articles from Analytical Methods, Food & Function and Metallomics for free*

Click here for the full list of articles

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Chemometrics in analytical science

Used particularly heavily in analytical chemistry and metabolomics, ‘chemometrics’ is the science of using mathematical or statistical methods to extract information from a chemical system. Beginning in the 1970s with the emergence of computer driven scientific investigation, chemometrics frequently uses methods found in applied mathematics, computer science and statistics.

Analytical Methods presents an excellent forum for such work, and below is a sample of the high-quality work we have published in this area.  These articles are free to access until 21st June 2012 so make the most of this opportunity and take a look!

Determination of flavor components of rice bran by GC-MS and chemometrics
Maomao Zeng, Liangxiao Zhang, Zhiyong He, Fang Qin, Xueyan Tang, Xiaolin Huang, Honghong Qu and Jie Chen
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 539-545
DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05671B

Rapid measurement of antioxidant activity in dark soy sauce by NIR spectroscopy combined with spectral intervals selection and nonlinear regression tools
Qin Ouyang, Jiewen Zhao, Quansheng Chen, Hao Lin and Zongbao Sun
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 940-946
DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05766B

Quantitative monitoring of the progress of organic reactions using multivariate image analysis-thin layer chromatography (MIA-TLC) method
Bahram Hemmateenejad, Morteza Akhond, Zahra Mohammadpour and N. Mobaraki
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 933-939
DOI: 10.1039/C2AY25023C

Multi-response optimization of sequential injection chromatographic method for determination of lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide
Abubakr M. Idris, Salih A. Naheid, Rafea E. E. Elgorashe, Mohamed A. H. Eltayeb and Ahmed O. Alnajjar
Anal. Methods, 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05876F

Application of multiway-variate calibration to simultaneous voltammetric determination of three catecholamines
Yongnian Ni, Yi Gui and Serge Kokot
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 385-392
DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00445F

Multivariate calibration methods in near infrared spectroscopic analysis
Xueguang Shao, Xihui Bian, Jingjing Liu, Min Zhang and Wensheng Cai
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1662-1666
DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00421A

Trends in process analytical technology
Wee Chew and Paul Sharratt
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1412-1438
DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00257G

Measuring estriol and estrone simultaneously in liquid cosmetic samples using second-order calibration coupled with excitation–emission matrix fluorescence based on region selection
De-Zhu Tu, Hai-Long Wu, Yuan-Na Li, Juan Zhang, Yong Li, Chong-Chong Nie, Xiao-Hua Zhang and Ru-Qin Yu
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 222-229
DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05388D

Classification of polymer groups by means of a new polymer testing instrument, the identiPol QA, coupled with pattern recognition techniques
Bozena M. Lukasiak and John C. Duncan
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1948-1957
DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00498G

A simple kinetic spectrophotometric method for simultaneous determination of tetracyclines by use of chemometrics
Yongnian Ni, Na Deng and Serge Kokot
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1302-1309
DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00213E

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Analytical methods in traditional medicines

Traditional medicinesMore and more lately we are finding that the traditional medicines from the past have medicinal qualities that can fight modern diseases and medical conditions. A lot of research is now being directed at studying traditional herbs and medicines for bioactive compounds in an attempt to find new treatments.

Analytical Methods presents an excellent forum for such work, and below is a sample of the high-quality work we have published in this area.  These articles are free to access until 31st May 2012 so make the most of this and take a look!

Application of ionic liquids in the microwave-assisted extraction of quercetin from Chinese herbal medicine
Xiaojie Liu, Yuzhi Wang, Jinhuan Kong, Chan Nie and Xiao Lin
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 1012-1018, DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05834K

A supersensitive sensor for rutin detection based on multi-walled carbon nanotubes and gold nanoparticles modified carbon paste electrodes
Jing Zhou, Kai Zhang, Jie Liu, Ge Song and Baoxian Ye
Anal. Methods, 2012, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05930D

Screening target components from Radix salviae miltiorrhiae using an EGFR/CMC-online-HPLC/MS method
Sheng-Li Han, Tao Zhang, Jing Huang, Zhi-Gang Hu and Si-Cen Wang
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 1078-1083, DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05857J

Study on the separation mechanism of 1-phenyl-3-methyl-5-pyrazolone derivatives of aldoses in acid buffer by capillary zone electrophoresis
Huaizhong Guo, Wenyue Jiang, Xiaomin Pang, Fang Wu and Fangli Liu
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 265-269, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05645J

Chromatographic fingerprint of Semen Armeniacae Amarae based on high-performance liquid chromatogram and chemometric methods
Qin Lv, Lun-Zhao Yi, Hai-Yang Yi and Yi-Zeng Liang
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 299-308, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05345K

Chinese traditional medicinesCharacterization of flavone glycosides and aglycones in Cephalotaxus sinensis by HPLC-DAD-MS
Yongqian Zhang, Zhihui Xu and Yulin Deng
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 1386-1391, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05098B

Development and characterization of molecularly imprinted polymer microspheres for the selective detection of kaempferol in traditional Chinese medicines
Hongbin Zhu, Yuzhi Wang, Ya Yuan and Huan Zeng
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 348-355, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00578A

Determination of strychnine in strychnos nux-vomica crude and detoxified seeds by voltammetric method using a carbon paste electrode incorporated with gold nanoparticles
Mohsen Behpour, Sayed Mehdi Ghoreishi, Maryam Khayatkashani and Mohamadhasan Motaghedifar
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 872-876, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00658K

Similarity analysis between cultivars of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) leaf by structural characteristics of polysaccharides
Yeyuan Chen, Haiyan Luo, Min Zhu and Aiping Gao
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1456-1460, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00315H

Rapid determination of six kavalactones in kava root and rhizome samples using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and multivariate analysis in comparison with gas chromatography
Jun Wang, Weiyue Qu, Soojin Jun, Harry C. Bittenbender and Qing X. Li
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 492-498, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00021C

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Analytical methods for forensic science

Forensic kitBy definition, forensic science is the use of science to answer questions that are of interest to a legal system. Today the average person is far more familiar with forensics thanks to popular televisions series, books and films where the pivotal clue is usually discovered by the scientist. Forensic science has also been in the headlines a lot lately in the UK with the recent closure of the Forensic Science Service.

Specialties in forensics can include the analysis of blood, DNA, drugs, arson residues, documents, fibres, hair and explosives, just to name a few.

Analytical Methods presents an excellent forum for such work, and below is a sample of the high-quality work we have published in this area.  These articles are free to access until the 30th May 2012 so make the most of this and take a look!

Development and validation of an analytical method for hydrocarbon residues using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
Aree Choodum and Niamh Nic Daeid
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 1136-1142, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00702A

A method based on time domain nuclear magnetic resonance for the forensic differentiation of latex gloves
Michele Mauri, Lucio Mauri, Valerio Causin and Roberto Simonutti
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 1802-1809, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05131H

Crime scene investigation III: Exploring the effects of drugs of abuse and neurotransmitters on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Bethany A. J. Larkin, Meerna El-Sayed, Dale A. C. Brownson and Craig E. Banks
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 721-729, DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05762J

Comparison of extraction methods for the removal of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) present in sorbents used for human scent evidence collection
Paola A. Prada, Allison M. Curran and Kenneth G. Furton
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 470-478, DOI: 10.1039/B9AY00239A

Separation and identification of anions using porous graphitic carbon and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry: Application to inorganic explosives and their post blast residues
Josh Cummins, Jason Hull, Kelley Kitts and John V. Goodpaster
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 1682-1687, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05143A

Handprint with chemical structure behindDetermination of some banned aromatic amines in waste water using micellar liquid chromatography
Sandeep-Kumar Mourya, Devasish Bose, Abhilasha Durgbanshi, Josep Esteve-Romero and Samuel Carda-Broch
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 2032-2040, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00602E

Identification of fluid and substrate chemistry based on automatic pattern recognition of stains
Namwon Kim, Zhenguo Li, Cedric Hurth, Frederic Zenhausern, Shih-Fu Chang and Daniel Attinger
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 50-57, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05338H

Optimization of micellar LC conditions for separation of opium alkaloids and their determination in pharmaceutical preparations
Artem U. Kulikov, Alexander P. Boichenko and Aleksey G. Verushkin
Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 2749-2757, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05389B

Multivariate analyses of UV-Vis absorption spectral data from cachaça wood extracts: a model to classify aged Brazilian cachaças according to the wood species used
Alexandre Ataide da Silva, Denis De Keukeleire, Daniel Rodrigues Cardoso and Douglas Wagner Franco
Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 642-646, DOI: 10.1039/C2AY05670D

Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy for rapid identification of different types of paper for forensic application
Arnab Sarkar, Suresh K. Aggarwal and D. Alamelu
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 32-36, DOI: 10.1039/B9AY00145J

Polymers on the crime scene: How can analytical chemistry help to exploit the information from these mute witnesses?
Valerio Causin
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 792-804, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00115E

Crime scene investigation: The effect of drug contaminated bloodstains on bloodstain pattern analysis
Dale A. C. Brownson and Craig E. Banks
Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1885-1889, DOI: 10.1039/C0AY00537A

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Developments and applications of electrophoresis

Electrophoresis is a very useful separation method employed in a great variety of applications, including the separation and analysis of biological samples (e.g. DNA and proteins) and environmental samples (e.g. pesticide or pollutant analysis).  Electrophoresis comes in various different forms (capillary or gel electrophoresis for example) making it a very versatile and adaptable technique.

Analytical Methods presents an excellent forum for advances and applications of this technique, and below is a sample of the high-quality work we have published in this area.  These articles are free to access until the 13th February 2012 so make the most of this and take a look!

And don’t forget to stay informed of all our latest content by signing up to our e-alert or following us on Twitter: @methodsrsc and @analystrsc.

EndoV/DNA ligase mutation scanning assay using microchip capillary electrophoresis and dual-color laser-induced fluorescence detection, Akira Kotani, Małgorzata A. Witek, John K. Osiri, Hong Wang, Rondedrick Sinville, Hanna Pincas, Francis Barany and Steven A. Soper, Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 58-64

Thermally responsive polymer as a sieving matrix of proteins in capillary gel electrophoresis, Chun Yang, Chunyan Chang, Jun Wang, Qishu Qu, Xiaoya Hu and Yang Wang, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 2717-2720

Assay design considerations for use of affinity aptamer amplification in ultra-sensitive protein assays using capillary electrophoresis, Kris P. F. Janssen, Karel Knez, Jeroen Pollet, Scott J. Roberts, Jan Schrooten and Jeroen Lammertyn, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 2156-2159

Recent advances of enantioseparations in capillary electrophoresis and capillary electrochromatography, Huang Lu and Guonan Chen, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 488-508

Rapid speciation analysis of mercury by short column capillary electrophoresis on-line coupled with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, Bao-Hui Li, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 116-121

Rapid prototyping of polymeric electrophoresis microchips with integrated copper electrodes for contactless conductivity detection, Wendell Karlos Tomazelli Coltro, José Alberto Fracassi da Silva and Emanuel Carrilho, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 168-172

Speciation of organotin compounds in environmental samples with semi-permanent coated capillaries by capillary electrophoresis coupled with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, Jing Sun, Bin He, Yongguang Yin, Lu Li and Guibin Jiang, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 2025-2031

Determination of paraquat and diquat preconcentrated with N doped TiO2nanotubes solid phase extraction cartridge prior to capillary electrophoresis, Qingxiang Zhou, Jinli Mao, Junping Xiao and Guohong Xie, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1063-1068

Ionic liquids in the assay of proteins, Xuwei Chen, Jiawei Liu and Jianhua Wang, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1222-1226

Ionic mobility of the solvated proton and acid–base titration in a four-compartment capillary electrophoresis system, Renata Mayumi Saito, José Geraldo Alves Brito-Neto, Fernando Silva Lopes, Lucas Blanes, Eric Tavares da Costa, Denis Tadeu Rajh Vidal, Guilherme Minoru Hotta and Claudimir Lucio do Lago, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 164-170

Application of dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction combined with sweeping micellar electrokinetic chromatography for trace analysis of six carbamate pesticides in apples, Shuaihua Zhang, Chao Li, Shuangju Song, Tao Feng, Chun Wang and Zhi Wang, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 54-62

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Analytical methods for food and agriculture

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Analysis of food and agricultural products or materials is a very topical subject at present.  Development of sensitive, accurate and versatile analytical methods are important in order to monitor food and agricultural standards, understand the composition or structure of food, and to detect levels of toxic or unwanted chemicals.  Recent examples include monitoring levels of melamine in milk or pesticide residues in food.

Analytical Methods presents an excellent forum for such work, and below is a sample of the high-quality work we have published in this area.  These articles are free to access until the 13th January 2012 so make the most of this and take a look!

And don’t forget to stay informed of all our latest content by signing up to our e-alert or following us on Twitter: @methodsrsc and @analystrsc

Solid phase extraction and sequential elution for pre-concentration of traces of Mn and Zn in analysis of honey by flame atomic absorption spectrometry, Pawel Pohl, Helena Stecka and Piotr Jamroz, Anal. Methods, 2012, DOI: 10.1039/C1AY05637A

A simple and high-throughput method of ultrasonic extraction-capillary electrophoresis for determination of melamine in milk, Yun-Kai Lv, Yue-Na Sun, Li-Min Wang, Cui-Ling Jia and Han-Wen Sun, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 2557-2561

Methods of sample preparation for determination of veterinary residues in food matrices by porous monolith microextraction-based techniques, Fang Wei and Yu-Qi Feng, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 1246-1256

Electroanalytical determination of carbendazim by square wave adsorptive stripping voltammetry with a multiwalled carbon nanotubes modified electrode, Williame Farias Ribeiro, Thiago Matheus Guimarães Selva, Ilanna Campelo Lopes, Elaine Cristina S. Coelho, Sherlan Guimarães Lemos, Fabiane Caxico de Abreu, Valberes Bernardo do Nascimento and Mário César Ugulino de Araújo, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 1202-1206

Fluorescence images combined to statistic test for fingerprinting of citrus plants after bacterial infection, Fabíola Manhas Verbi Pereira, Débora Marcondes Bastos Pereira Milori, Edenir Rodrigues Pereira-Filho, André Leonardo Venâncio, Mariana de Sá Tavares Russo, Polyana Kelly Martins and Juliana Freitas-Astúa, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 552-556

Preconcentration and determination of pyrethroid insecticides in water with ionic liquid dispersive liquid-phase microextraction in combination with high performance liquid chromatography, Qingxiang Zhou, Xiaoguo Zhang and Guohong Xie, Anal. Methods, 2011, 3, 356-361

Rapid Raman mapping for chocolate analysis, I. A. Larmour, K. Faulds and D. Graham, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1230-1232

A LC/UV/Vis method for determination of cyanocobalamin (VB12) in multivitamin dietary supplements with on-line sample clean-up, Pei Chen, Wayne R. Wolf, Isabel Castanheira and Ana Sanches-Silva, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 1171-1175

Simultaneous determination of paclobutrazol and myclobutanil enantiomers in water and soil using enantioselective reversed-phase liquid chromatography, Qin Tian, Zhiqiang Zhou, Chunguang Lv, Yi Huang and Liping Ren, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 617-622

Application of dispersive liquid–liquid microextraction combined with sweeping micellar electrokinetic chromatography for trace analysis of six carbamate pesticides in apples, Shuaihua Zhang, Chao Li, Shuangju Song, Tao Feng, Chun Wang and Zhi Wang, Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 54-62

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