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World Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 2013, 1(1), 14-17
DOI: 10.12691/wjac-1-1-3
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A Mini Review on Solid Phase Micro-Extraction Applications in Mass Spectrometry Detection of Toxins

Evangelia N. Tzanetou1 and Konstantinos M. Kasiotis2,

1Chemistry Laboratory, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece

2Benaki Phytopathological Institute, Laboratory of Pesticides Toxicology, Athens, Greece

Pub. Date: February 28, 2013

Cite this paper:
Evangelia N. Tzanetou and Konstantinos M. Kasiotis. A Mini Review on Solid Phase Micro-Extraction Applications in Mass Spectrometry Detection of Toxins. World Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 2013; 1(1):14-17. doi: 10.12691/wjac-1-1-3


This review highlights developments of Solid Phase MicroExtraction in toxins analysis after 2005. It covers the major mycotoxins such as aflatoxins and ochratoxins where applications have been reported in the literature and some cyanobacteria toxins. Solid Phase MicroExtraction can act as an important sampling and sample preparation tool for the analysis of toxins in various matrices expanding its existing broad spectrum of analytes.

SPME chromatography toxins mass spectrometry

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