Quantification strategies for elemental imaging of biological samples using laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry

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Analyst, 2012, 137 (7), pp. 1527 - 1537
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This review provides analysts with critical insights of current approaches for quantification by laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry in the field of elemental imaging. This encompasses both calibration strategies that have been used with success in imaging biological samples, as well as those with potential to improve analytical accuracy and precision if applied to imaging. Methods reviewed include the use of CRMs, laboratory prepared matrix matched standards, internal standardisation, online standard addition and a variety of novel approaches that makes elemental imaging accessible to a wider base of analysts. The importance of quantification and factors affecting its use in imaging will also be considered. © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2012.
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