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Analytical Chemistry

This section publishes articles in all areas of analytical chemistry including spectroscopy, crystallography, chromatography, imaging, chemometrics, data processing, and electrochemistry.

Section Editors: Yitao Long, Richard Brereton and Elizabeth Ostler

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  1. Content type: Research Article

    There is considerable interest in the chemical composition of smokeless tobacco products (STPs), owing to health concerns associated with their use. Previous studies have documented levels of 210Po, 210Pb and ura...

    Authors: K. McAdam, H. Kimpton, A. Porter, C. Liu, A. Faizi, M. Mola, J. McAughey and B. Rodu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:131

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Protein–protein interactions are responsible for many biological processes, and the study of how proteins undergo a conformational change induced by other proteins in the immobilized state can help us to under...

    Authors: Xiaoning Zhang and Hongmei Hu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:128

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  3. Content type: Research Article

    This study was conducted to develop fast and cost effective methods for the determination of caffeine in green coffee beans. In the present work direct determination of caffeine in aqueous solution of green co...

    Authors: Blen Weldegebreal, Mesfin Redi-Abshiro and Bhagwan Singh Chandravanshi

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:126

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The conditions of heating, ionic liquid-based ultrasonic-assisted extraction combined with reverse-phase high performance liquid chromatography were optimized to simultaneously isolate and determinate brazilin...

    Authors: Zhaoyang Xia, Dongdong Li, Qing Li, Yan Zhang and Wenyi Kang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:114

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Khat (Catha edulis Forsk) is an evergreen shrub of the Celastraceae family. It is widely cultivated in Yemen and East Africa, where its fresh leaves are habitually chewed for their momentary pleasures and stimula...

    Authors: Minaleshewa Atlabachew, Bhagwan Singh Chandravanshi and Mesfin Redi-Abshiro

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:107

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Jujube extract is commonly used as a food additive and flavoring. The unique jujube aroma and the mild sweet aroma of the extract are critical factors that determine product quality and affect consumer accepta...

    Authors: Shi-Hao Sun, Guo-Bi Chai, Peng Li, Jian-Ping Xie and Yue Su

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:101

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The combination between cetirizine (CET), phenylpropanolamine (PPA) and nimesulide (NMS) under trade name Nemeriv Cp tablet is prescribed for nasal congestion, cold, sneezing, and allergy. Among all published ...

    Authors: Fatma Ahmed Aly, Nahed EL-Enany, Heba Elmansi and Amany Nabil

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:99

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Chamomile, a well-known medicinal plant, is a rich source of bioactive compounds, among which two coumarin derivatives, umbelliferone and herniarin, are often found in its extracts. Chamomile extracts have fou...

    Authors: Maja Molnar, Nikolina Mendešević, Drago Šubarić, Ines Banjari and Stela Jokić

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:78

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  9. Content type: Research article

    This study has demonstrated the use of crystallography, topology and graph set analysis in the description and classification of the complex hydrogen bonded network of triamterene. The aim is to give a brief o...

    Authors: David S. Hughes, Amit Delori, Abida Rehman and William Jones

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:63

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  10. Content type: Research article

    A simple, rapid and accurate stability-indicating reverse phase high performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC) was developed and validated for the determination of brimonidine tartrate in brimonidine tartrat...

    Authors: Jianguo Sun, Xiuwen Zhang and Taomin Huang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:62

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  11. Content type: Review

    In these recent years, magnetite (Fe3O4) has witnessed a growing interest in the scientific community as a potential material in various fields of application namely in catalysis, biosensing, hyperthermia treatme...

    Authors: Essy Kouadio Fodjo, Koffi Mouroufié Gabriel, Brou Yapi Serge, Dan Li, Cong Kong and Albert Trokourey

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:58

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Clinacanthus nutans Lindau is a well-known plant, native to tropical Asian countries. Reports on this plant that is rich in phenolic compounds have focused on its therapeutic anti-infl...

    Authors: Intan Soraya Che Sulaiman, Mahiran Basri, Hamid Reza Fard Masoumi, Wei Jian Chee, Siti Efliza Ashari and Maznah Ismail

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:54

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Vandetanib (VNT) is a new oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor that acts mainly by inhibiting vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR). Fast, specific, sensitive and validated LC–MS/MS was established for...

    Authors: Sawsan M. Amer, Adnan A. Kadi, Hany W. Darwish and Mohamed W. Attwa

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:45

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Analysis of complex mixture containing three or more components represented a challenge for analysts. New smart spectrophotometric methods have been recently evolved with no limitation. A study of different no...

    Authors: Ekram H. Mohamed, Hayam M. Lotfy, Maha A. Hegazy and Shereen Mowaka

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:43

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. A combination of indacaterol maleate with glycopyrronium bromide has recently been approved as a once-daily m...

    Authors: Sahar Zayed and Fathalla Belal

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:36

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Natural based composites of hydroxyapatite/Gum Arabic designed for removal of toxic metal arsenic (III) from waste water were synthesized and evaluated. Several composites with various compositions were prepar...

    Authors: N. Akartasse, E. Mejdoubi, B. Razzouki, K. Azzaoui, S. Jodeh, O. Hamed, M. Ramdani, A. Lamhamdi, M. Berrabah, I. Lahmass, W. Jodeh and S. El Hajjaji

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:33

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Traditional fermented alcoholic beverages are indigenous to a particular area and are prepared by the local people using an age-old techniques and locally available raw materials. The main objective of this wo...

    Authors: Ayalew Debebe, Mesfin Redi-Abshiro and Bhagwan Singh Chandravanshi

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:27

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  18. Content type: Research article

    The extraction of bioactive compounds from herbal materials requires optimization in order to recover the highest active dose. Response surface methodology was used to optimize variables affecting the microwav...

    Authors: Ali Ghasemzadeh, Hawa Z. E. Jaafar, Asmah Rahmat and Mallappa Kumara Swamy

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:5

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir/dasabuvir (Viekira Pak®) are the newest medicines approved for use in the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and are available in tablet form as an oral combination. Specifical...

    Authors: Nourah Zoman Al-Zoman, Hadir Mohamed Maher and Amal Al-Subaie

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2017 11:1

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The diluted aerosols from a cigarette (3R4F) and an e-cigarette (Vype ePen) were compared in two commercially available in vitro exposure systems: the Borgwaldt RM20S and Vitrocell VC10. Dosimetry was assessed...

    Authors: Jason Adamson, David Thorne, Benjamin Zainuddin, Andrew Baxter, John McAughey and Marianna Gaça

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:74

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  21. Content type: Research Article

    Loratadine is a commonly used selective non-sedating antihistaminic drug. Desloratadine is the active metabolite of loratadine and, in addition, a potential impurity in loratadine bulk powder stated by the Uni...

    Authors: Fathalla Belal, Sawsan Abd El-Razeq, Mohamed El-Awady, Sahar Zayed and Sona Barghash

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:79

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  22. Content type: Research Article

    Ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide-methanol-based ultrasonic-assisted extraction (ILUAE) was used to extract tilianin and acacetin from the aerial parts of Agastache rugose (A. rugose), and simultan...

    Authors: Jinfeng Wei, Pengran Cao, Jinmei Wang and Wenyi Kang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:76

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  23. Content type: Research article

    A sensitive, specific, reproducible and optimized high performance liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection (HPLC-FLD) method for the determination of bergapten in rat plasma was established and appli...

    Authors: Xie-an Yu, John Teye Azietaku, Jin Li, Mingrui An, Jun He, Jia Hao, Jun Cao and Yan-xu Chang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:62

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The accuracy and metrology traceability of DNA quantification is becoming a critical theme in many fields, including diagnosis, forensic analysis, microorganism detection etc. Thus the research of DNA referenc...

    Authors: Wen Liang, Li Xu, Zhiwei Sui, Yan Li, Lanying Li, Yanli Wen, Chunhua Li, Shuzhen Ren and Gang Liu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:55

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Boswellia serrata, also known as Indian frankincense is a commercially important medicinal plant which has been used for hundreds of years as an Ayurvedic medicine for the attempted tr...

    Authors: Neha Sharma, Vikram Bhardwaj, Samar Singh, Sheikh Abid Ali, D. K. Gupta, Satya Paul, Naresh K. Satti, Suresh Chandra and Mahendra K. Verma

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:49

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The dry root of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Danshen in Chinese) is an used-widely traditional Chinese herbal medicine with and promising efficacy. This herbal plant has been extensively cultivated in China. Curren...

    Authors: Wenjian Xie, Hongjie Zhang, Jianguo Zeng, Hubiao Chen, Zhongzhen Zhao and Zhitao Liang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:42

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Pressurized hot water extraction (PHWE) technique has recently gain much attention for the extraction of biologically active compounds from plant tissues for analytical purposes, due to the limited use of orga...

    Authors: Sefater Gbashi, Patrick Njobeh, Paul Steenkamp, Hlanganani Tutu and Ntakadzeni Madala

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:37

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Adapalene is a retinoid analogue with actions similar to those of tretinoin. It is used in topical treatment of mild to moderate acne. A survey of the literature reveals that no spectrofluorimetric method has ...

    Authors: M. M. Tolba and R. M. El-Gamal

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:33

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  29. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) have been found in rivers that receive significant inputs of wastewater. Among EDCs, natural and synthetic steroid hormones are recognized for their poten...

    Authors: A. C. Naldi, P. B. Fayad, M. Prévost and S. Sauvé

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:30

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Ardipusilloside-I (ADS-I) is a triterpenoid saponin extracted from Chinese medicinal herb Ardisiapusill A. DC. Previous studies have demonstrated the potent anti-tumor activities of ADS-I both in vitro and in viv...

    Authors: Wei-yu Cao, Bin Feng, Li-fei Cheng, Ying Wang, Ji Wang and Xiao-juan Wang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:29

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Veronica ciliata Fisch., widely distributed in western China, has been traditionally used in Tibetan Medicine as a treatment for hepatitis, cholecystitis, rheumatism, and urticaria. Ho...

    Authors: Li Yin, Qiuxia Lu, Shancai Tan, Lisheng Ding, Yiran Guo, Fang Chen and Lin Tang

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:27

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Jujube extract is commonly used as a food additive and flavoring. The sensory properties of the extract, especially sweetness, are a critical factor determining the product quality and therefore affecting cons...

    Authors: Shihao Sun, Hui Wang, Jianping Xie and Yue Su

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:25

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  33. Content type: Research article

    In solid state structures of organic molecules, identical sets of H-bond donor and acceptor functions can result in a range of distinct H-bond connectivity modes. Specifically, competing H-bond structures (HBS...

    Authors: Thomas Gelbrich, Doris E. Braun and Ulrich J. Griesser

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:8

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Methamphetamine has an adverse effect on the ability to drive safely. Police need to quickly screen potentially impaired drivers therefore a rapid disposable test for methamphetamine is highly desirable. This ...

    Authors: Carrie-Ann Bartlett, Sarah Taylor, Carlos Fernandez, Ceri Wanklyn, Daniel Burton, Emma Enston, Aleksandra Raniczkowska, Murdo Black and Lindy Murphy

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:3

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Tyrosinase is an oxidoreductase that is very important in medicine and cosmetics because the excessive production of melanin causes hyperpigmentation. The development of novel, effective tyrosinase inhibitors...

    Authors: Hai Xuan Nguyen, Nhan Trung Nguyen, Mai Ha Khoa Nguyen, Tho Huu Le, Truong Nhat Van Do, Tran Manh Hung and Mai Thanh Thi Nguyen

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:2

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Cannabis has an adverse effect on the ability to drive safely, therefore a rapid disposable test for Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC), the psychoactive component of cannabis, is highly desirable for roadside test...

    Authors: Ceri Wanklyn, Dan Burton, Emma Enston, Carrie-Ann Bartlett, Sarah Taylor, Aleksandra Raniczkowska, Murdo Black and Lindy Murphy

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2016 10:1

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  37. Content type: Research article

    There is considerable interest from a regulatory and public health perspective in harmful and potentially harmful constituents in tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products (STPs). A wide range of ...

    Authors: Kevin McAdam, Harriet Kimpton, Carl Vas, David Rushforth, Andrew Porter and Brad Rodu

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2015 9:56

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Derivatives of fulgides have been shown to have interesting photochromic properties. We have synthesised a number of such derivatives and have found, in some cases, that crystals can be made to change colour o...

    Authors: Abdullah M Asiri, Harry G Heller, David S Hughes, Michael B Hursthouse, John Kendrick, Frank JJ Leusen and Riccardo Montis

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:70

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Considerable efforts are being extended to develop more effective methods to detect drugs in forensic science for applications such as preventing doping in sport. The aim of this study was to develop a sensiti...

    Authors: Iltaf Shah, Andrea Petroczi, Martina Uvacsek, Márta Ránky and Declan P Naughton

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:73

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Construction of electrochemical impedance sensors by the self-assembly technique has become a promising strategy for the `label-free' detection of protein-ligand interactions. However, previous impedance senso...

    Authors: Bi-Wen Zhu, Liang Cai, Xiao-Peng He, Guo-Rong Chen and Yi-Tao Long

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:67

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Columbianadin, one of the active coumarins, is isolated from Radix Angelicae pubescentis which has been used as a traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of rheumatic diseases for thousands of years. A fas...

    Authors: Yan-xu Chang, Chun-peng Wang, Jin Li, Yang Bai, Qian Luo, Jun He, Bing Lu, Tao Wang, Bo-li Zhang and Xiu-mei Gao

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:64

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Although the pigment composition of Pompeian wall paintings has been the object of several studies, a comprehensive characterization of paint binder components is still lacking. This work aimed investigated at...

    Authors: Monica Gelzo, Mario Grimaldi, Alessandro Vergara, Valeria Severino, Angela Chambery, Antonio Dello Russo, Ciro Piccioli, Gaetano Corso and Paolo Arcari

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:65

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Only a few exposure systems are presently available that enable cigarette smoke exposure of living cells at the air-liquid interface, of which one of the most versatile is the Vitrocell® system (Vitrocell® Sys...

    Authors: Shoaib Majeed, Stefan Frentzel, Sandra Wagner, Diana Kuehn, Patrice Leroy, Philippe A Guy, Arno Knorr, Julia Hoeng and Manuel C Peitsch

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:62

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  44. Content type: Research article

    The construction and electrochemical response characteristics of Poly (vinyl chloride) membrane sensors for moxifloxacin HCl (MOX) are described. The sensing membranes incorporate ion association complexes of ...

    Authors: Mohammed M Hefnawy, Atef M Homoda, Mohammed A Abounassif, Amer M Alanazi, Abdulrahaman Al-Majed and Gamal A Mostafa

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:59

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Vietnam is a country blessed with many medicinal plants widely used as food and for medicinal purposes, and they contain a host of active substances that contribute to health. However, the analysis of chemical...

    Authors: Bui Van Thanh, Do N Dai, Tran D Thang, Nguyen Q Binh, Luu D Ngoc Anh and Isiaka A Ogunwande

    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2014 8:54

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