Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 56 Issue 47

Editor: Neville Compton; Editor Emeritus: Peter Gölitz

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPhotoChem, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

49_05b/2010Inside Cover: Paper Spray for Direct Analysis of Complex Mixtures Using Mass Spectrometry (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 5/2010)

Wet filter paper is central to a powerful new method of mass spectrometry presented by G. Cooks, Z. Ouyang et al. in their Communication on p. 877 ff. Samples can be preloaded onto the paper, added from solution, or transferred from surfaces using the paper as a wipe. Potential applications lie in quantitative analysis of whole blood from finger pricks or in surface wipe-and-analyze experiments for security applications, and in in situ analysis.

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