FTIR spectromicroscopy for biological samples:

Baker, Matthew J., Júlio Trevisan, Paul Bassan, Rohit Bhargava, Holly J. Butler, Konrad M. Dorling, Peter R. Fielden, et al. “Using Fourier Transform IR Spectroscopy to Analyze Biological Materials.” Nature Protocols 9, no. 8 (August 2014): 1771–91. https://doi.org/10.1038/nprot.2014.110.

Dumas, Paul, Michael C. Martin, and G. Laurence Carr. “IR Spectroscopy and Spectromicroscopy with Synchrotron Radiation.” In Synchrotron Light Sources and Free-Electron Lasers: Accelerator Physics, Instrumentation and Science Applications, edited by Eberhard Jaeschke, Shaukat Khan, Jochen R. Schneider, and Jerome B. Hastings, 1–55. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04507-8_71-2.

Matthäus, Christian, Benjamin Bird, Miloš Miljković, Tatyana Chernenko, Melissa Romeo, and Max Diem. “Infrared and Raman Microscopy in Cell Biology.” Methods in Cell Biology 89 (2008): 275–308. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0091-679X(08)00610-9.

Miller, Lisa M., and Paul Dumas. “From Structure to Cellular Mechanism with Infrared Microspectroscopy.” Current Opinion in Structural Biology 20, no. 5 (October 2010): 649–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbi.2010.07.007.

Barth, Andreas. “Infrared Spectroscopy of Proteins.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Bioenergetics 1767, no. 9 (September 1, 2007): 1073–1101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbabio.2007.06.004.

Kimber, James A., and Sergei G. Kazarian. “Spectroscopic Imaging of Biomaterials and Biological Systems with FTIR Microscopy or with Quantum Cascade Lasers.” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 409, no. 25 (October 1, 2017): 5813–20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-017-0574-5.

Sample preparation and considerations

Hackett, Mark J., James A. McQuillan, Fatima El-Assaad, Jade B. Aitken, Aviva Levina, David D. Cohen, Rainer Siegele, et al. “Chemical Alterations to Murine Brain Tissue Induced by Formalin Fixation: Implications for Biospectroscopic Imaging and Mapping Studies of Disease Pathogenesis.” Analyst 136, no. 14 (June 27, 2011): 2941–52. https://doi.org/10.1039/C0AN00269K.

Romeo, Melissa J., Susie Boydston‐White, Christian Matthäus, Miloš Miljković, Benjamin Bird, Tatyana Chernenko, Peter Lasch, and Max Diem. “Infrared and Raman Microspectroscopic Studies of Individual Human Cells.” In Handbook of Vibrational Spectroscopy. American Cancer Society, 2008. https://doi.org/10.1002/0470027320.s8924.

Stitt, David M., Marzena Z. Kastyak-Ibrahim, Catherine R. Liao, Jason Morrison, Benedict C. Albensi, and Kathleen M. Gough. “Tissue Acquisition and Storage Associated Oxidation Considerations for FTIR Microspectroscopic Imaging of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids.” Vibrational Spectroscopy, Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Advanced Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICAVS-6) and Two-Dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy (2DCOS-6) Sonoma County, CA, USA, 9–17th June 2011, 60 (May 1, 2012): 16–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2011.10.016.

Zohdi, Vladislava, Donna R. Whelan, Bayden R. Wood, James T. Pearson, Keith R. Bambery, and M. Jane Black. “Importance of Tissue Preparation Methods in FTIR Micro-Spectroscopical Analysis of Biological Tissues: ‘Traps for New Users.’” PLoS ONE 10, no. 2 (February 24, 2015). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0116491.

Theory, etc

Bhargava, R. Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging: The Next Generation: Applied Spectroscopy 2012. https://doi.org/10.1366/12-06801.

Marcelli, A.; Cricenti, A.; Kwiatek, W. M.; Petibois, C. Biological Applications of Synchrotron Radiation Infrared Spectromicroscopy. Biotechnology Advances 2012, 30 (6), 1390–1404. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biotechadv.2012.02.012.

Amigo, J. M.; Babamoradi, H.; Elcoroaristizabal, S. Hyperspectral Image Analysis. A Tutorial. Analytica Chimica Acta 2015, 896, 34–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aca.2015.09.030.

Carr, G. L. Resolution Limits for Infrared Microspectroscopy Explored with Synchrotron Radiation. Review of Scientific Instruments 2001, 72 (3), 1613–1619. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1347965.

Pawley, J. B.; Masters, B. R. Handbook of Biological Confocal Microscopy, Third Edition. J. Biomed. Opt. 2008, 13 (2), 029902. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.2911629.

“Statistics for Biologists.” https://www.nature.com/collections/qghhqm.