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Fapas – List of Peer-Reviewed Publications

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  1. Thompson M, Sykes M, Mathieson K, & Wood R (2021) Comparison of reproducibility precision on mass fraction in some interlaboratory studies of methods of food analysis; Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry DOI: 10.1007/s00216-021-03736-3
  2. Trujillo-González A, Villacorta-Rath C, White N E, Furlan E M, Sykes M, Grossel G, Divi U K, Gleeson D, (2021) Considerations for future environmental DNA accreditation and proficiency testing schemes, environmental DNA, DOI: 10.1002/edn3.243
  3. Sykes M, Macarthur R, (2020) Letter to the Editor regarding: Log transformation of proficiency testing data on the content of genetically modified organisms in food and feed samples: is it justified? Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-020-02638-0.  412, (16) (2020), p. 3947
  4. Thompson, M, Sykes, M, & Wood, R, (2019) Comparisons between reproducibility standard deviations (SDR) derived from proficiency tests and from collaborative trials: mycotoxins in food, Accreditation and Quality Assurance, DOI: 10.1007/s00769-019-01413-8.
  5. Beavis, G, Wilson, J, & Sykes, M, (2019) Quantitative scores for binary qualitative proficiency testing, Accreditation and Quality Assurance, 24 (4), 263. DOI: 10.1007/s00769-019-01386-8.
  6. Senyuva, H.Z., Baricevic Jones, I, Sykes, M, & Baumgartner, S, (2019): A critical review of the specifications and performance of antibody and DNA-based methods for detection and quantification of allergens in foods, Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A, DOI: 10.1080/19440049.2019.1579927.
  7. Sykes, M, Czymai, T, Hektor, T, Sharman, M, & Knaggs, M, (2017) Chloramphenicol stereoisomers need to be distinguished: consequences observed from a proficiency test, Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A, 34:4, 536-541, DOI: 10.1080/19440049.2016.1270469.
  8. Sykes, M, Mathieson, K, Anderson, D, Hutton, E, Knaggs, M, Advantages of proficiency test items utilising real food matrices, EuroReference, 2016, 1, 13-26.
  9. Sykes, M, Thompson, M, Assessing the stability of a proficiency test material by participant-blind re-use after a period of storage, Anal Meth, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C5AY02255J, 7, 9753‑9755.
  10. Fields, B, Sykes, M. Assessment of fitness for purposes utilisation of 5-hydroxymethyl-2-fufural quantification analysis in FAPAS proficiency tests, Anal Meth, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/c5ay01851j.
  11. Sykes, M, Knaggs, M, Hunter, S, Leach, E, Eaton, C, Anderson, D, Some selected discrepancies observed in food chemistry proficiency tests, Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops and Foods (QAS), 2014, 6 (3), 291-297. DOI: 10.3920/QAS2013.0373.
  12. Thompson, M, Sykes, M, Knaggs, M, Hunter, S, A concise summary of participants' performance in a proficiency testing scheme, Anal Meth, 2013, 5, 4927, DOI: 10.1039/c3ay40716k.
  13. Sykes, M, Rose, M, Holland, J, Wenzl, T, Kelly, J, Anderson, D, Proficiency test results for PAH analysis are not method-dependent, Anal Meth, 2013, 5 (19), 5345-5350, DOI: 10.1039/C3AY40850G.
  14. Sykes, M, Thompson, M, Reynolds, S, Pesticide residues in food-based proficiency test materials, spiking values versus consensus assigned values, J Agri Food Chem, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/jf4003363.
  15. Sykes, M, Croucher, J, Smith, RA, Resolution of vitamin A cis/trans isomers resolves proficiency test assessments, Food Chem, 2013, 141 (3), 1597-1602, DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2013.05.086.
  16. Sykes, M, Anderson, D, Parmar, B, Normalisation of data from allergens proficiency tests, Anal Bioanal Chem, 2012, 403 (10), 3069, DOI: 10.1007/s00216-012-5780-6.
  17. Sykes, M, Proficiency testing for the improvement of analytical practice, Accred Qual Assur, 2012, 17 (4), 467, DOI: 10.1007/s00769-012-0878-2.
  18. Sykes, M, Croucher, J, Smith, RA, Proficiency testing has improved the quality of data of total vitamin B2 analysis in liquid dietary supplement, Anal Bioanal Chem, 2011, 400:305-310.
  19. Sykes, M, Parmar, B, Knaggs, M, Review of sodium analysis proficiency test results, Food Additives and Contaminants: Part A, 2011, 28 (2), 136-144.
  20. Owen, L. and Gilbert, J., 2009, Proficiency testing for quality assurance of allergens methods, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 395(1), 147-153.
  21. Thompson, M., Ellison, S.L.R., Owen, L., Mathieson, K., Powell, J., Key, P., Wood, R., Damant, A., 2006, Scoring in GMO Proficiency Tests based on log-transformed results, J. OAC Int., 89 (1), 232-239.
  22. Powell, J. and Owen, L., 2002, Reliability of Food Measurements: The Application of Proficiency Testing to GMO Analysis, Accred. Qual. Assur., 7, 392-402.