Trace Element Analysis

Trace Element Analysis

CIL offers an extensive inventory of stable isotope-labeled elements and compounds. The isotopic enrichment and chemical purity is lot-/product-specific and is provided with the supplied material. The products are amenable to a wide ranging array of applications, encompassing conductivity, agriculture, botany, biosample (e.g. urine and bone), and quantitative proteomic analyses via element-specific detection (e.g., ICP-MS).

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What are the 3 most commonly purchased elements/compounds and their quantity of supply?

Isotopically enriched iron, sulfur and lithium carbonate have been the most commonly purchased.  These are being supplied in mg of element quantities.

Are there any shipping restrictions with the available products?

Yes. For example, several products containing elemental boron and its compounds cannot be shipped to China and Hong Kong as they represent restricted products under the ECCN 1C011 and 1C225 regulations. Since other elements/compounds may be controlled in certain countries, please inquire for further details.

Can orders be customized based on element/compound and quantity of interest?

Yes, please inquire.

 

References

Gaililea, S.B.O.; Moreno, S.F.  2017. Evaluation of sulfur isotopic enrichment of urine metabolites for the differentiation of healthy and prostate cancer mice after the administration of 34S labelled yeast.. J Trace Elem Med Biol, 39:155-161. PMID: 25344811
 
Hong-Hermesdorf, A.; Miethke, M.; Gallaher, S.D.; et. al 2014. Subcellular metal imaging identifies dynamic sites of Cu accumulation in Chlamydomonas. Nat Chem Biol, 10(12):1034-42. PMID: 25344811
 
Hsu, W.H.; Jiang, S.J.; Sahayam, A.C. 2013. Determination of Cu, As, Hg and Pb in vegetable oils by elctrothermal vaporization inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry with palladium nanoparticles as modifier. Talanta, 117:268-72. PMID: 24209340
 
Silva, KL; Saxena, S. 2013. Zn(II) ions substantially perturb Cu(II) ion coordination in amyloid-beta at physiological pH. J Phys Chem B, 117(32):9386-94. PMID: 23841511
 
Busto, ME.; Montes-Bayon, M.; Sanz-Medel, A. 2006. Accurate determination of human serum transferrin isoforms: Exploring metal-specific isotope dilution analysis as a quantitative proteomic tool. Anal Chem, 78(24): 8218-26.  PMID:17165810
 
Chang, C.W.; Fennimore, A.M.; Afanasiev, A.; Okawa, D.; Ikuno, T.; Garcia, H.; Li, D.; ZettI, A. 2006. Isotope effect on the thermal conductivity of boron nitride nanoubes. Anal Chem, 97(8). 085901. PMID:17026316
 
Matlock, M.M.; Howerton, B.S..; Atwood, D.A. 2001. Irreversible precipitation of mercury and lead. J Hazard Materials. 84(1):73-82. PMID:11376885
 
Encinar, J.R.; Villar, M.I.; Santamaria, V.G.; Alonso, J.L.; Sanz-Medel, A. 2001. Simultaneous determination of mono-, di-, and tributyltin in sediments by isotope dilution analysis using gas chromatography--ICPMS. Anal Chem.1;73(13): 3174-80. PMID: 11467570 
 
Andrew Percy, PhD

Andrew Percy, PhD

Senior Applications Chemist – Mass Spectrometry

Dr. Andrew Percy is the Senior Applications Chemist for Mass Spectrometry. His responsibilities minimally involve overseeing product development, identifying new product market opportunities, assisting in the analysis of products for MS ‘omics applications, and providing technical support to customers.

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