Javier Peinador Asensio


Study of Heavy Metals and Methyl-Mercury in Fungi in Markets of Madrid

September 01, 2023

The bioaccumulation of heavy metals can lead to disastrous effects on the environment and human health. Here, ICP-MS was applied to study 48 different mushrooms collected at local markets in Madrid, Spain, showcasing its effectiveness at detecting heavy metals in edible fungi.

Studying Inorganic Arsenic, Heavy Metals, and Iodine in Dried Seaweed

September 01, 2021

Seaweed has become a popular ingredient in Western diets. Concerns for heavy metals and inorganic arsenic have been raised as potential risks to consumers. Methods for analysis are described, including microwave digestion, HPLC, and ICP-MS for quantitation and speciation.