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Graphene and graphene oxide: two ideal choices for the enrichment and ionization of long-chain fatty acids free from matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization matrix interference.
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PMID:  22006384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
In this work, graphene (G) and graphene oxide (GO) were utilized to enrich and ionize long-chain fatty acids. All together five long-chain fatty acids were selected as models here, n-dodecanoic acid (C12), n-tetradecanoic acid (C14), n-hexadecanoic acid (C16), n-octadecanoic acid (C18), and n-eicosanoic acid (C20). Due to the large surface area and strong interaction force of G or GO, all the five long-chain fatty models were effectively enriched by G or GO. On the other hand, the excellent electronic, thermal, and mechanical properties enable G and GO to be prefect energy receptacles for laser radiation, which make the ionization steps more effective. Eventually, the promoted G and GO methodology can sensitively detect the five long-chain fatty acid models from real biological samples even at low concentrations. Meanwhile, by adopting our promoted methodology, the detection of long-chain fatty acids by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF-MS) was demonstrated to be simple, sensitive, fast, cost effective and high throughput, which is meaningful as to practical usage. Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Yang Liu; Junyan Liu; Chunhui Deng; Xiangmin Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1097-0231     ISO Abbreviation:  Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom.     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8802365     Medline TA:  Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3223-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Department of Chemistry and Institutes of Biomedical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200433, China.
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