The last issue of 2011 is now online!
On the front cover, Cerutti and colleagues from Argentina present their work on a novel on-line scandium preconcentration system implemented with chemical vapor generation associated to inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (VG-ICP-OES).
On-line preconcentration and vapor generation of scandium prior to ICP-OES detection
S. Cerutti, L. A. Escudero, J. A. Gasquez, R. A. Olsina and L. D. Martinez
J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2011, 26, 2428-2433
Highlighted on the inside front cover, Joerg Hippler of the University of Duisburg-Essen and co-workers have developed a methodology to speciate and quantify the unconjugated intracellular arsenic species in hepatocytes and urothelial cells.
Intracellular, time-resolved speciation and quantification of arsenic compounds in human urothelial and hepatoma cells
Joerg Hippler, Ricarda Zdrenka, Robin A. D. Reichel, Daniel G. Weber, Peter Rozynek, Georg Johnen, Elke Dopp and Alfred V. Hirner
J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2011, 26, 2396-2403
Both these articles are free for 6 weeks, so take a look and do let your colleagues know.
We’d like to thank all our cover authors for 2011 and look forward to bringing you more excellent papers and images in 2012.