Chemical imaging of biological tissues

Published on January 4, 2016

Chemical imaging has emerged as an important field of research in recent years, and the respective methods are used for the spatially resolved analysis of the elemental and molecular composition of biological or pharmaceutical samples. Here, three different techniques for elemental and molecular imaging including µXRF, LA-ICP-MS and LA-APCI-MS are presented with their major principles and applications.

Karst Research Group | University of Münster, Germany

Uwe Karst is Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the University of Münster in Germany. His research interests focus on hyphenated analytical techniques and their (bio)medical and pharmaceutical applications, including elemental speciation analysis, metallomics, mass spectrometric imaging and electrochemistry/MS.

Michael Holtkamp is a technical assistant in the research group of Prof. Uwe Karst.

Dörthe Dietrich is a PhD student working on elemental bioimaging in the research group of Prof. Uwe Karst.

Ann-Christin Niehoff is a PhD student working on elemental and molecular bioimaging in the research group of Prof. Uwe Karst.

Sabrina Kröger is a PhD student working on molecular bioimaging in the research group of Prof. Uwe Karst.

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