Research articles: 2013

  • Speciation of common volatile halogenated disinfection by-products in tap water under different oxidising agents. I. Montesinos, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A in press, 2013.
  • Static headspace gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for the one-step derivatisation and extraction of eleven aldehydes in drinking water. M. Serrano, M. Gallego, M. Silva. Journal of Chromatography A http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2013.07.065, 2013.
  • Comparison of microwave assisted, ultrasonic assisted and Soxhlet extractions of N-nitrosamines and aromatic amines in sewage sludge, soils and sediments. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Science of the Total Environment 463, 293-301, 2013.
  • Development of an environment-friendly microextraction method for the determination of aliphatic and aromatic aldehydes in water. M. Serrano, M. Silva, M. Gallego. Analytica Chimica Acta 784, 77-84, 2013.
  • Trace determination of low-molecular-mass substituted benzaldehydes in treated water using micro solid-phase extraction followed by liquid chromatographymass spectrometric. J.M. Fernández-Molina, M. Silva. Journal of Chromtography A 1300, 180-186, 2013.
  • Micellar electrokinetic chromatography: A review of methodological and instrumental innovations focusing on practical aspects. M. Silva. Electrophoresis 34, 141-148, 2013.

Research articles: 2012

  • Development of a method for the quantitation of chloro-, bromo-, and iodoacetic acids in alcoholic beverages. M.J. Cardador, M. Gallego. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60, 725-730, 2012.
  • Effect of the chlorinated washing of minimally processed vegetables on the generation of haloacetic acids. M.J. Cardador, M. Gallego. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60, 7326-7332, 2012.
  • Headspace gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for rapid determination of halonitromethanes in tap and swimming pool water. I. Montesinos, M. Gallego. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 402, 2315-2323, 2012.
  • Solvent-minimized extraction for determining halonitromethanes and trihalomethanes in water. I. Montesinos, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1248, 1-8, 2012.
  • Determination of carboxylic acids in water by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry after continuous extraction and derivatisation. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Talanta 93, 224-232, 2012.
  • Occurrence of aromatic amines and N-nitrosamines in the different steps of a drinking water treatment plant. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Water Research 46, 4543-4555, 2012.
  • Evaluacin y control simultneo de 21 aminas empleando orina como indicador biolgico de exposicin. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego, R. Montero. Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo (INSHT) 60, 36-45, 2012.

Research articles: 2011

  • Gas chromatographic determination of N-nitrosamines, aromatic amines, and melamine in milk and dairy products using an automatic solid-phase extraction system. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59, 7519-7526, 2011.
  • Haloacetic acids in swimming pools: swimmer and worker exposure. M.J. Cardador, M. Gallego. Environmental Science & Technology 45, 5783-5790, 2011.
  • Improved solid-phase extraction/micellar procedure for the derivatization/preconcentration of benzaldehyde and methyl derivatives from water samples. J.M. Fernández-Molina, M. Silva. Talanta 85, 449-454, 2011.
  • Simple and sensitive determination of low-molecular-mass aromatic aldehydes in swimming pool water by LC-diode array detector. J.M. Fernández-Molina, M. Silva. Journal of Separation Science 34, 2732-2738, 2011.
  • Gas chromatographic determination of 29 organic acids in foodstuffs after continuous solid-phase extraction. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Talanta 84, 924-930, 2011.
  • Determination of halonitromethanes in treated water. I. Montesinos, M.J. Cardador, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1218, 2497-2504, 2011.
  • A novel clean-up method for urine analysis of low-molecular mass aldehydes by capillary electrophoresis with laser-induced fluorescence detection. C.E. Baos, M. Silva. Journal of Chromatography B 879, 1412-1418, 2011.
  • Micellar electrokinetic chromatography: A practical overview of current methodological and instrumental advances. M. Silva. Electrophoresis 32, 149-165, 2011.
  • Micro liquid-liquid extraction combined with large-volume injection gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for the determination of haloacetaldehydes in treated water. M. Serrano, M. Silva, M. Gallego Journal of Chromatography A 1218, 8295-8302, 2011.

Research articles: 2010

  • Optimization and comparison of several microextraction/methylation methods for determining haloacetic acids in water using gas chromatography. M.J. Cardador, M. Gallego. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 396, 1331-1343, 2010.
  • Evaluation of stationary phases and gas chromatographic detectors for determination of amines in water. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Journal of Separation Science 396, 1331-1343, 2010.
  • Determination of haloacetic acids in human urine by headspace gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. M.J. Cardador, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography B 878, 1824-1830, 2010.
  • Determination of carboxylic acids in water by gas chromatography using several detectors after flow preconcentration. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1217, 7440-7447, 2010.
  • Continuous solid-phase extraction method for the determination of amines in human urine following on-line microwave assisted acid hydrolysis. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 396, 1929-1937, 2010.
  • Screening of N-nitrosamines in tap and swimming pool waters using fast gas chromatography. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Journal of Separation Science 33, 610-616, 2010.
  • Liquid chromatographytandem mass spectrometry for the determination of low-molecular mass aldehydes in human urine. C.E. Baos, M. Silva. Journal of Chromatography B 878, 653-658, 2010.
  • Analysis of low-molecular mass aldehydes in drinking waters through capillary electrophoresis with laser-induced fluorescence detection. C.E. Baos, M. Silva. Electrophoresis 31, 2028-2036, 2010.

Research articles: 2009

  • In situ continuous derivatization/preconcentration of carbonyl compounds with 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine in aqueous samples by solid-phase extraction. Application to liquid chromatography determination of aldehydes. C.E. Baños, M. Silva. Talanta 74, 1597-1602, 2009.
  • Metodologías de evaluación de riesgos emergentes originados por trihalometanos en piscinas cubiertas. J. Caro, A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo (INSHT) 51, 26-34, 2009.
  • Fullerenes for aromatic and non-aromatic N-nitrosamines discrimination. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1216, 1200-1205, 2009.
  • Evaluation of soil biological activity after a diesel fuel spill. A. Serrano, M. Tejada, M. Gallego, J.L. González. Science of the Total Environment 407, 4056-4061, 2009.
  • Diferentes metodologías para la evaluación de riesgos originados por compuestos orgánicos volátiles (VOCs) en ambientes laborales. J. Caro, M. Gallego, R. Montero. Seguridad y Medio Ambiente (MAPFRE) 113, 20-36, 2009.
  • Comparison of several solid-phase extraction sorbents for continuous determination of amines in water by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Talanta 79, 613-620, 2009.
  • Environmental and biological monitoring of volatile organic compounds in the workplace. J. Caro, M. Gallego. Chemosphere 77, 426-433, 2009.
  • Micellar electrokinetic chromatography: Methodological and instrumental advances focused on practical aspects. M. Silva. Electrophoresis 30, 50-64, 2009.
  • Determination of low-molecular-mass aldehydes in water samples by liquid chromatography and chemiluminescence detection using continuous in situ derivatization/preconcentration with dansylhydrazine. C.E. Baos, M. Silva. Analytical Letters 42, 1352-1367, 2009.
  • Comparison of several sorbents for continuous in situ derivatization and preconcentration of low-molecular mass aldehydes prior to liquid chromatographytandem mass spectrometric determination in water samples. C.E. Baos, M. Silva. Journal of Chromatography A 1216, 6554-6559, 2009.

Research articles: 2008

  • Simultaneous liquid-liquid microextraction/methylation for the determination of haloacetic acids in drinking waters by headspace gas chromatography. M. J. Cardador, A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1209, 61-69, 2008.
  • Multilogistic regression by evolutionary neural network as a classification tool to discriminate highly overlapping signals: Qualitative investigation of volatile organic compounds in polluted waters by using headspace-mass spectrometric analysis. C. Hervás, M. Silva, P.A. Gutiérrez, A. Serrano. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 92, 179-185, 2008.
  • Alveolar air and urine analyses as biomarkers of exposure to trihalomethanes in an indoor swimming pool. J. Caro, M. Gallego. Environmental Science & Technology 42, 5002-5007, 2008.
  • Development of a sensitive thermal desorption method for the determination of trihalomethanes in humid ambient and alveolar air. J. Caro, M. Gallego. Talanta 74, 847-853, 2008.
  • Natural attenuation of diesel aliphatic hydrocarbons in contaminated agricultural soils. M. Tejada, J.L. González, A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Environmental Pollution 151, 494-502, 2008.
  • Estado actual del control de la exposición a compuestos orgánicos volátiles en el medio laboral. J. Caro, M. Gallego, R. Montero. Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo (INSHT) 46, 10-19, 2008.

Research articles: 2007

  • Use of SDS micelles for improving sensitivity, resolution, and speed in the analysis of b -lactam antibiotics in environmental waters by SPE and CE. J.M. Serrano, M. Silva. Electrophoresis 28, 3242-3249, 2007.
  • Enhancing sensitivity in headspace-mass spectrometric determination of BTEX in drinking water. A. Serrano, M. Silva, M. Gallego. Analytical Chemistry 79, 2997-3002, 2007.
  • Memetic algorithms-based artificial multiplicative neural models selection for resolving multicomponent mixtures based on dynamic responses. C. Hervás, M. Silva. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 85, 232-242, 2007.
  • MEKC: An update focusing on practical aspects. M. Silva. Electrophoresis 28, 174-192, 2007.
  • Combining classification and regression approaches for the quantification of highly overlapping capillary electrophoresis peaks by using evolutionary sigmoidal and product unit neural networks. C. Hervás, P.A. Gutiérrez, M. Silva, J.M. Serrano. Journal of Chemometrics 21, 567-577, 2007.
  • Direct screening and confirmation of priority volatile organic pollutants in drinking water. J. Caro, A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1138, 244-250, 2007.
  • Sensitive headspace gas chromatography-mass spectrometry determination of trihalomethanes in urine. J. Caro, A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography B 848, 277-282, 2007.
  • Rapid determination of total trihalomethanes index in drinking water. A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1157, 26-33, 2007.
  • Evaluación de la exposición a trihalometanos en trabajadores de piscinas cubiertas. J. Caro, M. Gallego, A. Serrano, C.E. Baños, M. Silva. Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo 41, 16-21, 2007.
  • Assessment of exposure of workers and swimmers to trihalmethanes in an indoor swimming pool. J. Caro, M. Gallego. Environmental Science & Technology 41, 4793-4798, 2007.
  • Automatic screening method for the preconcentration and determination of N-nitrosamines in water. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Talanta 73, 498-504, 2007.
  • Gas chromatographic determination of N-nitrosamines in beverages following automatic solid-phase extraction. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 55, 9758-9763, 2007.
  • Comparison of the sensitivities of seven N-nitrosamines in pre-screened waters using an automated preconcentration system and gas chromatography with different detectors. B. Jurado, E. Ballesteros, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1154, 66-73, 2007.

Research articles: 2006

  • Rapid and sensitive determination of aminoglycoside antibiotics in water samples using a strong cation-exchange chromatography non-derivatisation method with chemiluminescence detection. J.M. Serrano, M. Silva. Journal of Chromatography A 1117, 176-183, 2006.
  • Determination of amikacin in body fluid by high-performance liquid-chromatography with chemiluminescence detection. J.M. Serrano, M. Silva. Journal of Chromatography B 843, 20-24, 2006.
  • Trace analysis of aminoglycoside antibiotics in bovine milk by micellar electrokinetic chromatography with laser induced fluorescence detection. J.M. Serrano, M. Silva. Electrophoresis 27, 4703-4710, 2006.
  • Assessment of natural attenuation of volatile aromatic hydrocarbons in agricultural soils contaminated with diesel fuel. A. Serrano, M. Gallego, J.L. González. Environmental Pollution 144, 203-210, 2006.
  • Sorption study of 25 volatile organic compounds in several Mediterranean soils by using headspace-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1118, 261-271, 2006.
  • Fullerenes as sorbent materials for benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene isormers preconcentration. A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Separation Sciences 29, 33-41, 2006.
  • Continuous microwave-assisted extraction coupled on-line with liquid-liquid extraction: Determination of aliphatic hydrocarbons in soil and sediments. A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1104, 323-331, 2006.
  • Speciation of copper by using a new fullerene derivative as a mixed-mode sorbent. J. Muñoz, M. Gallego, M. Valcárcel. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 21, 1396-1402, 2006.

Research articles: 2005

  • Improving the quantification of highly overlapping chromatographic peaks by using product unit neural networks modeled by an evolutionary algorithm. C. Hervás, A.C. Martínez, M. Silva, J.M. Serrano. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling 45, 894-903, 2005.
  • Rapid determination of aniline metabolites of chlorpropham in potatoes by micellar electrokinetic chromatography using negative-charged mixed micelles and laser-induced fluorescence detection. E. Orejuela, M. Silva. Electrophoresis 26, 2991-2998, 2005.
  • Rapid and sensitive determination of phosphorus-containing amino acid herbicides in soil samples by capillary zone electrophoresis with diode laser-induced fluorescence detection. E. Orejuela, M. Silva. Electrophoresis 26, 4478-4485, 2005.
  • Speciation analysis of mercury and tin compounds in water and sediments by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry following preconcentration on C60 fullerene. J. Muñoz, M. Gallego, M. Valcárcel. Analytica Chimica Acta 548, 66-73, 2005.
  • Speciation of organometallic compounds in environmetal samples by gas chromatography after flow preconcentration on fullerenes and nanotubes. J. Muñoz, M. Gallego, M. Valcárcel. Analytical Chemistry 77, 5389-5396, 2005.

Research articles: 2004

  • Determination of propham and chlorpropham in postharvest-treated potatoes by liquid chromatography with peroxyoxalate chemiluminescence detection. E. Orejuela, M. Silva. Analytical Letters 37, 2531-2543, 2004.
  • Heuristic extraction of rules in pruned artificial neural networks models used for quantifying highly overlapping chromatographic peaks. C. Hervás, M. Silva, J.M. Serrano, E. Orejuela. Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Science 44, 1576-1584, 2004.
  • Direct screening and confirmation of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylenes in water. A. Serrano, M. Gallego. Journal of Chromatography A 1045, 181-189, 2004.
  • Speciation of butyltin compounds in marine sediments by preconcentration on C60 and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. J. Muñoz, J.R. Baena, M. Gallego, M. Valcárcel. Journal of Chromatogry A 1023, 175-182, 2004.
  • Solid-phase extraction-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry using a fullerene sorbent for the determination of inorganic mercury(II), methylmercury(I) and ethylmercury(I) in surface waters at sub-ng/ml levels. J. Muñoz, M. Gallego, M. Valcárcel. Journal of Chromatography A 1055, 185-191, 2004.

Chapters of books:

  • Title: Organic Acids
    Authors: M. Gallego, E. Ballesteros, B. Jurado
    Book: Handbook of Water Analysis. 3ª Ed. 2013,
    Publisher: Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York , USA .
  • Title: Automatic preparation of foods for the determination of additives
    Authors: M. Gallego, M. González
    Book: Recent Research Development in Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2005, pp. 69-93.
    Publisher: Research Signpost, Kerala , India .
  • Title: Quantitation by HPLC of amines as dansyl derivatives
    Author: M. Silva
    Book: Quantitation of amino acids and amines by chromatography. 2005, pp. 445-470.
    Publisher: Elsevier, Oxford , United Kingdom .
  • Title: Food and nutritional analysis: additives
    Authors: M. Gallego, M. González
    Book: Encyclopedia of Analytical Science. 2ª Ed. 2004, Vol. 3, pp. 217-225.
    Publisher: Elsevier, Oxford , United Kingdom .