H G Edwards

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Affiliation: University of Bradford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Combined FT-Raman spectroscopic and mass spectrometric study of ancient Egyptian sarcophagal fragments
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 387:829-36. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of natron: shedding light on ancient Egyptian mummification
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 388:683-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of yellow "fat" deposits on Inuit boots
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 73:561-5. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic protocol for the molecular recognition of key biomarkers in astrobiological exploration
    Howell G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 34:3-11. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of archaeological and ancient resins: problems with database construction for applications in conservation and historical provenancing
    Howell G M Edwards
    Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 80:49-54. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Romano-British wall paintings: Raman spectroscopic analysis of fragments from two urban sites of early military colonisation
    H G M Edwards
    Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 73:553-60. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint FT-Raman spectroscopic study of calcium-rich and magnesium-rich carbonate minerals
    Howell G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 61:2273-80. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The Rio Tinto Mars analogue site: an extremophilic Raman spectroscopic study
    Howell G M Edwards
    Centre for Astrobiology and Extremophile Research, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 68:1133-7. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Probing history with Raman spectroscopy
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UKBD7 1DP
    Analyst 129:870-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic analyses of preserved historical specimens of human hair attributed to Robert Stephenson and Sir Isaac Newton
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, The School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK BD7 1DP
    Analyst 129:956-62. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Combined FT-Raman spectroscopic and mass spectrometric study of ancient Egyptian sarcophagal fragments
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 387:829-36. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of natron: shedding light on ancient Egyptian mummification
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 388:683-9. 2007
    ..Key Raman biosignatures of carotenoids, scytonemin and chlorophyll have been identified...
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of yellow "fat" deposits on Inuit boots
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 73:561-5. 2009
    ..These results confirmed that the Inuit people had access to tree resins which they probably used as a waterproofing agent...
  4. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic protocol for the molecular recognition of key biomarkers in astrobiological exploration
    Howell G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 34:3-11. 2004
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  5. doi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of archaeological and ancient resins: problems with database construction for applications in conservation and historical provenancing
    Howell G M Edwards
    Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 80:49-54. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Romano-British wall paintings: Raman spectroscopic analysis of fragments from two urban sites of early military colonisation
    H G M Edwards
    Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 73:553-60. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint FT-Raman spectroscopic study of calcium-rich and magnesium-rich carbonate minerals
    Howell G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 61:2273-80. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The Rio Tinto Mars analogue site: an extremophilic Raman spectroscopic study
    Howell G M Edwards
    Centre for Astrobiology and Extremophile Research, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 68:1133-7. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Probing history with Raman spectroscopy
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UKBD7 1DP
    Analyst 129:870-9. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic analyses of preserved historical specimens of human hair attributed to Robert Stephenson and Sir Isaac Newton
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, The School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK BD7 1DP
    Analyst 129:956-62. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic Raman spectroscopy for the forensic detection of biomaterials and the preservation of cultural heritage
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, West Yorkshire, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 382:1398-406. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic characterisations and analytical discrimination between caffeine and demethylated analogues of pharmaceutical relevance
    H G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, The School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 61:1453-9. 2005
    ..Noticeable differences in the Raman spectra of these compounds were apparent and key marker bands have been identified for the spectroscopic identification of these three compounds...
  13. ncbi request reprint Question 2: Raman spectroscopic approach to analytical astrobiology: the detection of key biomolecular markers in the search for life
    Howell G M Edwards
    Centre for Astrobiology and Extremophiles Research, University Analytical Centre, Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:335-9. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Raman microspectroscopic studies of amber resins with insect inclusions
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 68:1089-95. 2007
    ..It is concluded that Raman spectra of insect inclusions can provide useful information about the chemical composition of the remains and that confocal microscopy is particularly advantageous in this respect...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vibrational spectroscopic study of the contents of a chest excavated from the wreck of the HMS Pandora
    H G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 59:2311-9. 2003
    ..Comparison of the Raman spectra with that of a pigmented seal from a 1786 Lieutenant's commission demonstrated that the beeswax component of the seal was not observable...
  16. ncbi request reprint Non-destructive analysis of pigments and other organic compounds in lichens using Fourier-transform Raman spectroscopy: a study of Antarctic epilithic lichens
    H G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 59:2301-9. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Life in the sabkha: Raman spectroscopy of halotrophic extremophiles of relevance to planetary exploration
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 385:46-56. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Anatase--a pigment in ancient artwork or a modern usurper?
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 384:1356-65. 2006
    ..The relative spectral response of anatase and haematite in the Raman data is compared with that of anatase and other red pigments such as minium, cinnabar, and litharge...
  19. ncbi request reprint Vibrational raman spectroscopic study of scytonemin, the UV-protective cyanobacterial pigment
    H G Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 56:193-200. 2000
    ..This has been confirmed by demonstrating the Raman spectral bands for scytonemin in a sample of an intact intertidal cyanobacterial mat...
  20. ncbi request reprint Application of FT-Raman spectroscopy to the characterisation of parchment and vellum, I; novel information for paleographic and historiated manuscript studies
    H G Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 57:1223-34. 2001
    ..In one 14th century cantoral, there is evidence for paper being used as backing on the verso side of the vellum, probably from an early repair...
  21. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic analysis of human remains from a seventh century cist burial on Anglesey, UK
    Howell G M Edwards
    Molecular Spectroscopy Laboratory, University Analytical Centre, Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 387:821-8. 2007
    ..This is the first time that Raman spectroscopy has been used in the forensic archaeological evaluation of burial remains in complex and dynamic environments...
  22. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of coloured resins used in antiquity: dragon's blood and related substances
    H G Edward
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 57:2831-42. 2001
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  23. ncbi request reprint A novel extremophile strategy studied by Raman spectroscopy
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University Analytical Centre, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 68:1126-32. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Ancient biodeterioration: an FT-Raman spectroscopic study of mammoth and elephant ivory
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, The School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 383:713-20. 2005
    ..The application of Raman spectroscopy to the nondestructive analysis of archaeological materials in order to gain information of relevance to their preservation or restoration is highlighted...
  25. doi request reprint Analytical Raman spectroscopic discrimination between yellow pigments of the Renaissance
    Howell G M Edwards
    University Analytical Centre, Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 80:14-20. 2011
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  26. doi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of the Dukhan sabkha: identification of geological and biogeological molecules in an extreme environment
    Howell G M Edwards
    Centre for Astrobiology and Extremophiles Research, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci 368:3099-107. 2010
    ..A comparison is made between the results from this study and the previous analysis of a gypsum/halite sabkha where the extremophilic molecular signatures were better preserved...
  27. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic detection of biomolecular markers from Antarctic materials: evaluation for putative Martian habitats
    Howell G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, West Yorkshire, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 59:2277-90. 2003
    ..This has practical potential for the quest for biomolecules residual from any former surface or subsurface life on Mars...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lead-tin mirror formation from mixtures of red lead and tin sulphide
    Howell G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 59:2291-9. 2003
    ..From these results it was possible to explain the process of creation of the golden mirror from mosaic gold in the XIIIth Century...
  29. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic analysis of cyanobacterial gypsum halotrophs and relevance for sulfate deposits on Mars
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Analyst 130:917-23. 2005
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  30. ncbi request reprint Lichen biodeterioration of ecclesiastical monuments in northern Spain
    Susana E Jorge Villar
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 60:1229-37. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Fourier-transform Raman spectra of ivory. III: Identification of mammalian specimens
    H G Edwards
    Department of Chemistry, University of Bradford, W Yorkshire, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 53:2403-9. 1997
    ..The results, which are obtained non-destructively from a variety of specimens, suggest that FT-Raman spectroscopy provides a potentially useful method for the identification of mammalian ivory...
  32. ncbi request reprint Fourier-transform Raman spectroscopic study of human hair
    W Akhtar
    University of Bradford, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 53:1021-31. 1997
    ..Raman spectra of hair root ends have also been investigated with a diminution in cysteine content being observed. Application of the technique to the biomedical investigation of healthy and diseased hair is proposed...
  33. ncbi request reprint FT Raman microscopy of untreated natural plant fibres
    H G Edwards
    Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Bradford, Molecular Spectroscopy Group, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 53:2383-92. 1997
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  34. ncbi request reprint Fourier Transform-Raman spectroscopic study of natural resins of archaeological interest
    Rachel H Brody
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Biopolymers 67:129-41. 2002
    ..A protocol is developed to nondestructively distinguish diterpenoid and triterpenoid resins and to differentiate the genera within the two types. The effects of oxidation on the discrimination of the FT-Raman spectra are considered...
  35. doi request reprint In-situ detection of single particles of explosive on clothing with confocal Raman microscopy
    Esam M A Ali
    University of Bradford, Raman Spectroscopy Group, University Analytical Centre, Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Bradford, BD7 1DP, United Kingdom
    Talanta 78:1201-3. 2009
    ..Spectra of the explosives on dyed and undyed clothing substrates were readily obtained in-situ within 90 s and without sample preparation...
  36. ncbi request reprint FT-Raman spectroscopy of lichens on dolomitic rocks: an assessment of metal oxalate formation
    Howell G M Edwards
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK BD7 1DP
    Analyst 128:1218-21. 2003
    ..massiliensis and Tephromela atra produce significant quantities of the dihydrate. An explanation is advanced for the exclusive accumulation of calcium oxalate into the lichen thallus despite the significant presence of magnesium ions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of endoliths from Antarctic cold desert environments
    Susana E Jorge Villar
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK BD7 1DP
    Analyst 130:156-62. 2005
    ..The data from this study will be useful for construction of molecular recognition biomarkers and remote Raman spectral sensing experiments proposed for terrestrial extremophiles in stressed environments...
  38. ncbi request reprint A study of amber and copal samples using FT-Raman spectroscopy
    R H Brody
    Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 57:1325-38. 2001
    ..FT-Raman spectra of fossil resins cannot be used to distinguish source although the degree of maturation can be used as an indicator to narrow the range of possible geographical origins...
  39. doi request reprint In-situ detection of drugs-of-abuse on clothing using confocal Raman microscopy
    Esam M A Ali
    Raman Spectroscopy Group, University Analytical Centre, Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Chim Acta 615:63-72. 2008
    ..Spectra of several drugs-of-abuse on dyed and undyed clothing substrates were readily obtained within 3 min with little or no sample preparation and with no alteration of the evidential material...
  40. doi request reprint Vibrational spectroscopic characterisation of salmeterol xinafoate polymorphs and a preliminary investigation of their transformation using simultaneous in situ portable Raman spectroscopy and differential scanning calorimetry
    Hassan Refat H Ali
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University Analytical Centre, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Chim Acta 620:103-12. 2008
    ..The study demonstrates the value of a rapid in situ analysis of a drug polymorph which can be of potential value for at-line in-process control...
  41. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic analysis of dragon's blood resins-basis for distinguishing between Dracaena(Convallariaceae), Daemonorops(Palmae) and Croton(Euphorbiaceae)
    Howell G M Edwards
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford, Bradford, UKBD7 1DP
    Analyst 129:134-8. 2004
    ..It has also been possible from the Raman spectra to indicate whether processing of the resins has been undertaken in the preparation of the specimens before their deposition at Kew...
  42. doi request reprint Raman spectroscopic investigation of cocaine hydrochloride on human nail in a forensic context
    Esam M A Ali
    Raman Spectroscopy Group, University Analytical Centre, Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, BD7 1DP, UK
    Anal Bioanal Chem 390:1159-66. 2008
    ..Raman spectra could be acquired from drug particles with an average size of 5-20 microm. Acquisition of Raman point maps of crystals from both pure and street samples of cocaine hydrochloride under nail varnish is also reported...
  43. ncbi request reprint The detection of drugs of abuse in fingerprints using Raman spectroscopy II: cyanoacrylate-fumed fingerprints
    Joanna S Day
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 60:1725-30. 2004
    ..The most difficult aspect of the detection of these substances in cyanoacrylate-fumed fingerprints was visually locating the substance in the fingerprint beneath the polymer layer in order to obtain a Raman spectrum...
  44. ncbi request reprint The detection of drugs of abuse in fingerprints using Raman spectroscopy I: latent fingerprints
    Joanna S Day
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 60:563-8. 2004
    ..The most difficult aspect of the detection of these substances in latent fingerprints was visually locating the substance in the fingerprint in order to obtain a Raman spectrum...
  45. ncbi request reprint Termination and side-reactions of polystyryllithium with beta-bromostyrene
    Norman J Ward
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Polymer Science and Technology, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 IDP, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 62:276-81. 2005
    ..It was also demonstrated that a polystyrene 'dimer' and 1,4-diphenylbutadiene were produced via side-reactions which are considered to result from metal-halogen exchange in the reagents...
  46. doi request reprint Noninvasive in situ identification and band assignments of some pharmaceutical excipients inside USP vials with FT-near-infrared spectroscopy
    Hassan Refat H Ali
    Chemical and Forensic Sciences University Analytical Centre, University of Bradford, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 72:890-6. 2009
    ..The results show unequivocally the potential of FT-NIR spectroscopy for rapid, in situ and non-destructive identification of pharmaceutical excipients...
  47. doi request reprint Identification of the date-rape drug GHB and its precursor GBL by Raman spectroscopy
    Victoria L Brewster
    Raman Spectroscopy Group, Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, University of Bradford, BD7 1DP, United Kingdom
    Drug Test Anal 1:25-31. 2009
    ..We have also demonstrated the ability to detect both GBL and GHB in a range of liquid matrices simulating 'spiked' beverages...
  48. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of isomeric allylic alkenyl methyl ethers by Raman spectroscopy
    Paul Clifford
    Division of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, United Kingdom
    Anal Chim Acta 598:268-79. 2007
    ..Even C2H5CH=CHCH(C3H7)OCH3 and C3H7CH=CHCH(C2H5)OCH3 are found to have distinctive Raman spectra, but differentiation of these closely related isomers requires additional consideration of the low wavenumber region...
  49. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic analysis of a tembetá: a resin archaeological artefact in need of conservation
    Dalva L A de Faria
    Laboratorio de Espectroscopia Molecular, Instituto de Quimica da Universidade de Sao Paulo, CP 26077, 05513 970 Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 60:1505-13. 2004
    ..resin has been excluded as the Raman spectra of this resin specimen and the tembetá do not match; indeed, the Jatobá do Cerrado resin specimen belongs to a diterpenoid-rich classification as befits its Hymenaea species...
  50. doi request reprint Identification of morphological biosignatures in Martian analogue field specimens using in situ planetary instrumentation
    Derek Pullan
    Space Research Centre, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Astrobiology 8:119-56. 2008
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  51. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy in astrobiology
    Susana E Jorge Villar
    Area de Geodinamica Interna, Facultad de Humanidades y Educacion, Burgos, Spain
    Anal Bioanal Chem 384:100-13. 2006
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  52. ncbi request reprint Interplanetary transfer of photosynthesis: an experimental demonstration of a selective dispersal filter in planetary island biogeography
    Charles S Cockell
    Planetary and Space Sciences Research Institute, Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research, Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
    Astrobiology 7:1-9. 2007
    ..The experiment advances our understanding of how island biogeography works on the interplanetary scale...
  53. ncbi request reprint An experimental Raman and theoretical DFT study on the self-association of acrylonitrile
    Jose M Alía
    Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    J Phys Chem A 111:793-804. 2007
    ..Close to the boiling point, trimers still represent 65% of the liquid composition. The corresponding enthalpy of association was estimated to be -22+/-2 kJ.mol-1...
  54. ncbi request reprint Raman spectra of carotenoids in natural products
    Robert Withnall
    School of Chemical and Life Sciences, University of Greenwich, Pembroke, Chatham Maritime Campus, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TB, UK
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 59:2207-12. 2003
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  55. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of different types of Mexican copal resins
    Peter Vandenabeele
    Ghent University, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Proeftuinstraat 86, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 59:2221-9. 2003
    ..Here, too, CaCO3 was observed. It was not possible to identify the resin applied in the antique figurine due to material degradation by age and environmental exposure...
  56. ncbi request reprint Diffuse reflection FTIR spectral database of dyes and pigments
    Carlos Eduardo Silva
    Nucleo de Espectroscopia e Estrutura Molecular, Departamento de Quimica, Instituto de Ciencias Exatas, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, MG 36036 900, Brazil
    Anal Bioanal Chem 386:2183-91. 2006
    ..Although the DR technique used here is not nondestructive, it can still be usefully applied to the analysis of artwork since it requires only a very small quantity of sample for analysis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the penetration enhancer dimethyl sulfoxide in human stratum corneum in vivo by confocal Raman spectroscopy
    Peter J Caspers
    Department of General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Erasmus Unviersity Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pharm Res 19:1577-80. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy as tool for the characterization of thio-polyaromatic hydrocarbons in organic minerals
    Otakar Frank
    Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Albertov 6, 128 43 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 68:1065-9. 2007
    ..These modes at 495, 705 and 750 cm(-1) along with C-H or C-H(2) stretching modes around 3000 cm(-1) can be then used to distinguish such groups of PAHs in complicated organic mineral mixtures like idrialite...
  59. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic study of hydrogen bonding in benzenesulfonic acid/acrylonitrile solutions
    Jose M Alía
    Departmento de Quimica Fisica, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, E U I T A, Ronda de Calatrava 7, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 61:2939-45. 2005
    ..0.2 in the less concentrated solution up to ca. 2.4 in the most concentrated solution. These results suggest that BSA-acrylonitrile complexes of fixed stoichiometry do not occur in the range of concentrations studied here...
  60. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of natural accumulated paraffins from rocks: evenkite, ozokerite and hatchetine
    Jan Jehlicka
    Charles University, Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Albertov 6, 12843 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 68:1143-8. 2007
    ..Monoclinic evenkite corresponds to n-tetratracosane (C(24)H(50)). Noncrystalline waxy ozokerite and hatchetine contain several degradation products in addition to higher paraffins...
  61. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of benzenesulfonic and 4-toluenesulfonic acids dissolved in dimethylsulfoxide
    Jose M Alía
    Departamento de Quimica Fisica, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, E U I T A Ronda de Calatrava 7, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 60:1533-42. 2004
    ..The bimodal behaviour observed in both acids is explained by the self-associated structure of the solvent...
  62. doi request reprint Quantitation from Tafel analysis in solid-state voltammetry. Application to the study of cobalt and copper pigments in severely damaged frescoes
    Antonio Doménech
    Departament de Química Analítica Universitat de València Dr Moliner, 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    Anal Chem 80:2704-16. 2008
    ..Distinction between Palomino paintings and other painters was clearly obtained due to the presence of malachite in these last...
  63. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopic study of amorphous and crystalline hydrocarbons from soils, peats and lignite
    Jan Jehlicka
    Charles University, Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Mineral Resources, Albertov 6, 12843 Prague 2, Czech Republic
    Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 61:2390-8. 2005
    ..Some of the individual features can be used for discrimination (e.g., hartite bands at 1480, 1310, 1287, 1041, 729 and 693 cm(-1) and fichtelite bands at 1302, 836, 717 and 533 cm(-1))...
  64. ncbi request reprint Raman spectroscopy of hot desert, high altitude epilithic lichens
    Susana E Jorge Villar
    Area Geodinamica Interna, Facultad de Humanidades y Educacion, Universidad de Burgos, Calle Villadiego s n, 09001 Burgos, Spain
    Analyst 130:730-7. 2005
    ..The present study indicates that some form of non-destructive taxonomic identification based on Raman spectroscopy was also possible...