The latest issue is now online, with iodine all over the covers. Ok, not literally, but work involving this element is certainly highlighted.
Iodine was employed as an elemental dye and the spatial resolution attained was sufficient to detect even smaller cell nuclei within a liver biopsy tissue.
Iodine as an elemental marker for imaging of single cells and tissue sections by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Charlotte Giesen, Larissa Waentig, Thomas Mairinger, Daniela Drescher, Janina Kneipp, Peter H. Roos, Ulrich Panne and Norbert Jakubowski
J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2011, 26, 2160-2165
On the inside front cover, Pilar Bermejo-Barrera of the University of Santiago de Compostela and colleagues provide a review of recent literature focused on iodine determination/speciation in environmental, biological and clinical materials.
Critical Review: A review on iodine speciation for environmental, biological and nutrition fields
Antonio Moreda-Piñeiro, Vanessa Romarís-Hortas and Pilar Bermejo-Barrera
J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2011, 26, 2107-2152
Both the cover articles are free to access for six weeks, so take a look and make sure your knowledge on iodine and analysis is up-to-date!