The following list gives some details on books and special issues related to elemental speciation (analysis) published since 2011. The list is neither exhaustive nor do we guarantee that all books are still available.
Speciation Studies in Soil, Sediment and Environmental Samples
CRC Press , 2013, 612 Pages, ISBN 9781466594845
Includes speciation studies of different elements in a variety of environmental matrices
Describes different extraction, separation, and detection techniques used in speciation analysis
Useful for environmental, food, and soil scientists
SummaryTopical Collection Metallomics
Recent developments clearly indicate that speciation studies in biological and environmental matrices are much more important than the total element determination due to the tremendous difference in bioavailability and toxicity of various chemical forms of a particular element. Different separation-detection techniques and hyphenated systems — each with its own advantages and disadvantages with respect to precision, sensitivity and detection limit—have been developed for the identification and quantification of the species present in systems at ultra-trace levels. This book aims to evaluate the speciation analysis in depth and present a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art analytical approaches used for the speciation of elements in environmental samples.
Guest Editors: Uwe Karst
, Michael SperlingAnalytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 405/6, February 2013
The purpose of this special issue is to cover the broad range of topics from the life sciences related to the new field of metallomics. A two-digit number of high-quality articles discusses such questions as the metabolism of metals, the involvement of metal species in dysfunction and diseases, the development of metallodrugs and characterization of their activity, and the involvement of metal species in gene expression and regulation. An equally broad range of analytical techniques has been used to determine the interactions of metal species and biomolecules to provide the respective answers. These techniques include spectroscopic methods (Mossbauer spectroscopy, NMR, FTIR, EPR), techniques hyphenated with mass spectrometric detection (LC-ICP-MS, CE-ICP-MS, LC-ESI-MS), imaging techniques (µ-XRF, SR-XRF, XANES, X-ray tomography, SIMS, LA-ICP-MS, fluorescence microscopy), separation techniques (HPLC, PAGE), and, last but not least, bioanalytical techniques, for example PCR and gene-expression analysis.Themed issue: Modern Aspects of Elemental SpeciationThorsten Hoffmann
, Klaus Gustav Heumann
(Eds.)Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 404/8, 2012
This issue of ABC contains selected research contributions from the last period of a PhD graduate school on ‘Trace Analysis of Elemental Species: Development of Methods and Applications’, which was established at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany. This graduate school was continuously supported for nine years by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) from October 2002 until September 2011, and research groups from different disciplines (analytical, atmospheric and nuclear chemistry; biology; geosciences; medicine and physics) at the University of Mainz participated. In addition, there was much cooperation with groups outside Mainz, for example with those from the University of Münster and the University of Aberdeen, which both also contributed to this special issue. Handbook of Hyphenated ICP-MS Applications, 2nd edition
Agilent Technologies, 2012
Foreword by Michael Sperling
The first edition of Agilent's Speciation Handbook already topped the list in Agilent downloads. Now, with more than 130 pages of authoritative information, the Agilent Handbook of Hyphenated ICP-MS Applications, 2nd edition, provides an overview to speciation analysis by ICP-MS techniques and gives access to a broad collection of hyphenated ICP-MS applications. Request your printed copy for freeThemed Issue: Third International Symposium on Metallomics 2011Michael Sperling
(Editorial)Metallomics, 3/12, 2011
Themed Issue: Speciation
The Third International Symposium on Metallomics
was held in Münster (Germany) from June 15 to June 18, 2011. With 39 countries represented, it was a truly international meeting, and the impressive number of more than 320 participants underlined the growing interest in this emerging research area. The collection of papers within this special issue tries to capture the spirit of this event and gives an impression of the different aspects of metallomics discussed during the symposium: development and exploration of tools for metallomics research such as PAGE/LA-ICP-MS, the use of the tools to determine metal(loid) species in cells and tissues, the use of metals for labeling of biomolecules, the study of the role of metals for the structure of biomolecules, the investigation of the binding sites of metals to biomolecules, the bioaccumulation of metals in biological systems, the mechanisms of metal toxicity and the activity of metallodrugs.
and Joanna Szpunar
J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 26/1, 2011
27 contributions—including 3 reviews and 21 original research papers—from the university laboratories and research institutes in Europe and Asia provide a wide scope of the studies of chemical forms of elements in the environment and biology. Despite its mature age, speciation continues to be an attractive research area facing on a number of challenges being successfully addressed by the creativity of researchers assisted by the progress in instrumentation, especially in mass spectrometry and coupled techniques.
Themed Issue: Bioinorganic Mass Spectrometry and Metallomics
Themed Issue: Speciation analysis in healthcare
H. Goenaga-Infante (ed.)
Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 399/5, 2011
This special issue comprises a review and a feature article, four original papers and a technical note. Together, these highlight the complexity and role of speciation measurements in providing information relevant to food and environmental safety and compound-specific metabolism. The articles cover a range of elemental species of different types (e.g. stable arsenosugars and labile manganese complexes) and samples of different complexity (e.g. urine, welding aerosols and cells). It is hoped that this collection of excellent papers will help to broaden the horizons for developments in this field.
Johanna Sabine Becker
International Journal of Mass Spectrometry. 307/1-3, 2011
Mass spectrometry is one of the most important analytical techniques used today for the determination of element concentration, for surface and isotope analysis, and for structural analysis of organic and bio- organic compounds due to its very high sensitivity and low detection limits. The importance of bioinorganic mass spectrometry has increased rapidly in the last few years due to a significant improvement of analytical techniques with respect to sensitivity, dynamic range, detection limits, precision and accuracy. This special issue of the International Journal of Mass Spectrometry concerns the growing significance of bioinorganic mass spectrometry, elemental imaging and metallomics studies with 32 scientific contributions (including 8 invited reviews) of more than hundred authors from 14 nations: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom and USA.
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