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A selection of peer-reviewed publications which include data from analyses conducted by Iso-Analytical.

Araus, J. L. et al. 2007. The historical perspective of dryland agriculture: lessons learned from 10 000 years of wheat cultivation. Journal of Experimental Botany 58:131-145.

Barnes, C. and Jennings, S. 2007. Effect of temperature, ration, body size and age on sulphur isotope fractionation in fish. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 8:1461-1467.

Bhattacharya, K. et al. 2007. A novel starch for the treatment of glycogen storage diseases. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 30:350-357.

Commisso, R. G. and Nelson, D. E. 2007. Patterns of plant δ15N values on a Greenland Norse farm. Journal of Archaeological Science 34:440-450.

Heim, A. and Schmidt, M. W. I. 2007. Lignin turnover in arable soil and grassland analysed with two different labelling approaches. European Journal of Soil Science 58:599-608.

Holmer, M. et al. 2007. Sedimentation of organic matter from fish farms in oligotrophic Mediterranean assessed through bulk and stable isotope (δ13C and δ15N) analyses. Aquaculture 262:268-280.

Jennings, S. et al. 2007. Measurement of body size and abundance in tests of macroecological and food web theory. Journal of Animal Ecology 76:72-82.

Judd, A. et al. 2007. Extensive methane-derived authigenic carbonates in the Irish Sea. Geo-Marine Letters 27:259-267.

Khim, B. K. et al. 2007. Late Pleistocene dark laminated mud layers from the Korea Plateau, western East Sea/Japan Sea, and their paleoceanographic implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 247:74-87.

Knies, J. et al. 2007. Re-assessing the nitrogen signal in continental margin sediments: New insights from the high northern latitudes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 253:471-484.

Koch, M. S. et al. 2007. Thalassia testudinum response to the interactive stressors hypersalinity, sulfide and hypoxia. Aquatic Botany 87:104-110.

O'Malley L. P. et al. 2007. Microbial degradation of the biocide polyhexamethylene biguanide: isolation and characterization of enrichment consortia and determination by measurement of stable isotope incorporation into DNA. Journal of Applied Microbiology (in press).

Pérez, M. et al. 2007. Physiological responses of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica to elevated organic matter content in sediments: An experimental assessment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 344:149-160.

Privat, K. L. et al. 2007. The distinction between freshwater- and terrestrial-based diets: methodological concerns and archaeological applications of sulphur stable isotope analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science 34:1197-1204.

Well, J. C. et al. 2007. A simplified approach to analysing bio-electrical impedance data in epidemiological surveys. International Journal of Obesity 31:507-514.

Zimmermann, M. et al. 2007. Sodium hypochlorite separates an older soil organic matter fraction than acid hydrolysis. Geoderma 139:171-179.

Arneson, L. S. et al. 2006. Metabolic protein replacement drives tissue turnover in adult mice. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:992-1002.

Chomtho, S. et al. 2006. Evaluation of arm anthropometry for assessing pediatric body composition: evidence from healthy and sick children. Pediatric Research 59:860-865.

Commisso, R. G. and Nelson, D. E. 2006. Modern plant δ15N values reflect ancient human activity. Journal of Archaeological Science 33:1167-1176.

Cornelisen, C. D. and Thomas, F. I. M. 2006. Water flow enhances ammonium and nitrate uptake in a seagrass community. Marine Ecology Progress Series 312:1-13.

Craig, O. E. et al. 2006. Focus: sulphur isotope variation in archaeological marine fauna from northern Europe. Journal of Archaeological Science 33:1642-1646.

Hammes, K. et al. 2006. Synthesis and characterisation of laboratory-charred grass straw (Oryza sativa) and chestnut wood (Castanea sativa) as reference materials for black carbon quantification. Organic Geochemistry 37:1629-1633.

Hellstrom, K. et al. 2006. Plasticity of clonal integration in the perennial herb Linaria vulgaris after damage. Functional Ecology 20:413-420.

Lee, X. et al. 2006. Water vapour 18O/16O isotope ratio in surface air in New England, USA. Tellus B 58:293-304

Maxwell, T. and Jennings, S. 2006. Predicting abundance-body size relationships in functional and taxonomic subsets of food webs. Oecologia 150:282-290.

Nakagawa, S. et al. 2006. Microbial community in black rust exposed to hot ridge flank crustal fluids. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:6789-6799

Pacilli, M. et al. 2006. Absorption of carbon dioxide during laparoscopy in children measured using a novel mass spectrometric technique. British Journal of Anaesthesia 97:215-219.

Stern, B. et al. 2006. Bulk stable light isotopic ratios in archaeological birch bark tars. Applied Geochemistry 21:1668-1673.

Williams, J. E. et al. 2006. Evaluation of Lunar Prodigy dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for assessing body composition in healthy persons and patients by comparison with the criterion 4-component model. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 83:1047-1054.

Wozniak, A. S. et al. 2006. Monitoring food web changes in tide-restored salt marshes: a carbon stable isotope approach. Estuaries and Coasts 29:568-578.

Arneson, L. S. and MacAvoy, S. E. 2005. Carbon, nitrogen and sulfur diet-tissue discrimination in mouse tissue Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:989-995.

Atkinson, P. W. et al. 2005. Unravelling the migration and moult strategies of a long-distance migrant using stable isotopes: Red Knot Calidris canutus movements in the Americas. Ibis 147:738-749.

Boeckx, P. et al. 2005. Soil δ15N patterns in old-growth forests of southern Chile as integrator for N-cycling. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 41:249-259.

Bol, R. et al. 2005. The natural abundance of 13C, 15N, 34S and 14C in archived (1923-2000) plant and soil samples from the Askov long-term experiments on animal manure and mineral fertilizer. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 19:3216-3226.

Grey, J. and Deines, P. 2005. Differential assimilation of chemoautotrophic bacteria by chironomid larvae. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 40:61-66.

Hedges, R. E. M. et al. 2005. Stable isotope variation in wool as a means to establish Turkish carpet provenance. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 19:3187-3191.

Hiddink, J. G. et al. 2005. Do haddock select habitats to maximize condition? Journal of Fish Biology 67:111-124.

Huygens, D. et al. 2005. Aggregate and soil organic carbon dynamics in South Chilean Andisols. Biogeosciences 2:159-174.

Lattermann, al. 2005. The anticatabolic effect of neuraxial blockade after hip surgery. Anesthesia Analgesia 101:1202-1208.

Lee, X. et al. 2005. In-situ measurement of the water vapor 18O/16O isotope ratio for atmospheric and ecological applications. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 22:555-565.

Muldner, G. and Richards, M. P. 2005. Fast or feast: reconstructing diet in later medieval England by stable isotope analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science 32:39-48.

Paz, J. D. S. et al. 2005. An Upper Aptian saline pan/lake system from the Brazilian equatorial margin: integration of facies and isotopes. Sedimentology 52:1303-1321.

Richardson, A. D. and Reeves III, J. D. 2005. Quantitative reflectance spectroscopy as an alternative to traditional wet lab analysis of foliar chemistry: near-infrared and mid-infrared calibrations compared. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35:1122-1130.

Smith, R. B. et al. 2005. Orographic precipitation and Oregon's climate transition. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 62:177-191.

Bol, R. et al. 2004. Role of aggregate surface and core fraction in the sequestration of carbon from dung in a temperate grassland soil. European Journal of Soil Science 55:71-77.

Cornelisen, C. D. and Thomas, F. I. M. 2004. Ammonium and nitrate uptake by leaves of the seagrass Thalassia testudinum: impact of hydrodynamic regime and epiphyte cover on uptake rates. Journal of Marine Systems 49:177-194.

De Smet, S. et al. 2004. Stable carbon isotope analysis of different tissues of beef animals in relation to their diet. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 18:1227-1232.

Duineveld, G. C. A. et al. 2004. Particle flux and food supply to a seamount cold-water coral community (Galicia Bank, NW Spain). Marine Ecology Progress Series 277:13-23.

Griffith, G. W. 2004. The use of stable isotopes in fungal ecology. Mycologist 18:177-183.

Pain, D. J. et al. 2004. Using stable isotopes to investigate migratory connectivity of the globally threatened aquatic warbler Acrocephalus paludicola. Oecologia 138:168-174.

Oakes, J. M. et al. 2004. Causes of sulfur isotope variability in the seagrass, Zostera capricorni. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 302:153-164.

Richardson, A. D. et al. 2004. Drought stress and paper birch (betula papypifera) seedlings: effects of an organic biostimulant on plant health and stress tolerance, and detection of stress effects with instrument-based, non-invasive methods. Journal of Arboriculture 30:52-60.

Schmidt, O. et al. 2004. Inferring the origin and dietary history of beef from C, N and S stable isotope ratio analysis. Food Chemistry 91:545-549.

Accoe, F. et al. 2003. Relationship between soil organic C degradability and the evolution of the δ13C signature in profiles under permanent grassland. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 17:2591-2596.

Bawden, T. M. et al. 2003. Extreme 34S depletions in ZnS at the Mike gold deposit, Carlin Trend, Nevada: Evidence for bacteriogenic supergene sphalerite. Geology 31:913-916.

Bol, R. et al. 2003. Quantification of priming and CO2 respiration sources following slurry-C incorporation into grassland soils with different C content. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 17:2585-2590.

Hřie, H. et al. 2003. Effect of somatic and otolith growth rate on stable isotopic compostion of early juvenile cod (Gadus morhua L) otoliths. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 289:41-58.

Knies, J. et al. 2003. A deglacial-middle Holocene record of biogenic sedimentation and paleoproductivity changes from the northern Norwegian continental shelf. Paleoceanography 18:1096.

Richards, M. P. et al. 2003. Sulphur isotopes in palaeodietary studies: a review and results from a controlled feeding experiment. International Journal of Osteaoarchaeology 13:37-45.

Accoe, F. et al. 2002. Evolution of the δ13C signature related to total carbon contents and carbon decompostion rate constants in a soil profile under grassland. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 16:2184-2189.

Bol, R. and Pflieger, C. 2002. Stable isotope (13C, 15N and 34S) analysis of the hair of modern humans and their domestic animals. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 16:2195-2200.

Cornelisen, C. D. and Thomas, F. I. M. 2002. Ammonium uptake by seagrass epiphytes: isolation of the effects of water velocity using an isotope label. Limnology and Oceanography 47:1223-1229.

Richards, M. P. et al. 2001. Sulphur isotopic variation in ancient bone collagen from Europe: implications for human palaeodiet, residence mobility, and modern pollutant studies. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 191:185-190.

Spanel, P. and Smith, D. 2001. Accuracy and precision of flowing afterglow mass spectrometry for the determination of the deuterium abundance in the headspace of aqueous liquids and exhaled breath water. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 15:867-872.

13C Breath

Animal Tissue

Bone Collagen

Core Water

Doubly Labelled Water

Fruit Juice Sugar

Fruit Juice Water

Maple Syrup