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Christopher Anderton

Interfacial Sciences & Simulation
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K8-98
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Angerer T.B., N. Chakravarty, M.J. Taylor, M.J. Taylor, C.D. Nicora, D.J. Graham, and C.R. Anderton, et al. 2019. "Insights into the histology of planarian flatworm Phagocata gracilis based on location specific, intact lipid information provided by GCIB-ToF-SIMS imaging." Biochimica and Biophysica Acta. Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids. 1864, no. 5:733-743. PNNL-SA-140046. doi:10.1016/j.bbalip.2019.01.011
  • Grant J.S., Z. Zhu, C.R. Anderton, and S.K. Shaw. 2019. "Chemical and Physical Morphology of Passively Sampled Environmental Films." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. PNNL-SA-139413. doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00158
  • Nagy G., D. Velickovic, R.K. Chu, A.A. Carrell, D.J. Weston, Y.M. Ibrahim, and C.R. Anderton, et al. 2019. "Towards Resolving the Spatial Metabolome with Unambiguous Molecular Annotations in Complex Biological Systems by Coupling Mass Spectrometry Imaging with Structures for Lossless Ion Manipulations." Chemical Communications 55, no. 3:306-309. PNNL-SA-138045. doi:10.1039/C8CC07482H
  • Stopka S.A., L.Z. Samarah, J.B. Shaw, A.V. Liyu, D. Velickovic, B.J. Agtuca, and C. Kukolj, et al. 2019. "Ambient Metabolic Profiling and Imaging of Biological Samples with Ultrahigh Molecular Resolution using Laser Ablation Electrospray Ionization 21 Tesla FTICR Mass Spectrometry." Analytical Chemistry 91, no. 8:5028-5035. PNNL-SA-137600. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.8b05084
  • Velickovic D., H. Liao, R. Vilgalys, R.K. Chu, and C.R. Anderton. 2019. "Spatiotemporal Transformation in the Alkaloid Profile of Pinus Roots in Response to Mycorrhization." Journal of Natural Products 82, no. 5:1382-1386. PNNL-SA-140336. doi:10.1021/acs.jnatprod.8b01050


  • Stopka S.A., R. Khattar, B.J. Agtuca, C.R. Anderton, L. Pasa Tolic, G. Stacey, and A. Vertes. 2018. "Metabolic Noise and Distinct Subpopulations Observed by Single Cell LAESI Mass Spectrometry of Plant Cells In situ." Frontiers in Plant Science 9. PNNL-SA-137441. doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.01646
  • Velickovic D.S., B.J. Agtuca, S.A. Stopka, A. Vertes, D.W. Koppenaal, L. Pasa Tolic, and G. Stacey, et al. 2018. "Observed Metabolic Asymmetry Within Soybean Root Nodules Reflects Unexpected Complexity in Rhizobacteria-legume Metabolite Exchange." The ISME Journal 12, no. 9:2335-2338. PNNL-SA-127419. doi:10.1038/s41396-018-0188-8


  • Nguyen S.N., A.V. Liyu, R.K. Chu, C.R. Anderton, and J. Laskin. 2017. "Constant-Distance Mode Nanospray Desorption Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Biological Samples of Complex Topography." Analytical Chemistry 89, no. 2:1131-1137. PNNL-SA-119825. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03293
  • Stopka S.A., B.J. Agtuca, D.W. Koppenaal, L. Pasa Tolic, G. Stacey, A. Vertes, and C.R. Anderton. 2017. "Laser Ablation Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry with Ion Mobility Separation Reveals Metabolites and Lipids in the Symbiotic Interactions of Soybean Roots and Rhizobia." The Plant Journal 91, no. 2:340-354. PNNL-SA-121531. doi:10.1111/tpj.13569
  • Velickovic D.S., and C.R. Anderton. 2017. "Mass Spectrometry Imaging: Towards Mapping The Elemental And Molecular Composition Of The Rhizosphere." Rhizosphere 3, no. Part 2:254-258. PNNL-SA-123990. doi:10.1016/j.rhisph.2017.03.003


  • Anderton C.R., R.K. Chu, N. Tolic, A.V. Creissen, and L. Pasa-Tolic. 2016. "Utilizing a Robotic Sprayer for High Lateral and Mass Resolution MALDI FT-ICR MSI of Microbial Cultures." Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 27, no. 3:556-559. PNNL-SA-115142. doi:10.1007/s13361-015-1324-6
  • Gamble L.J., and C.R. Anderton. 2016. "Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Tissues, Cells, and Microbial Systems." Microscopy Today 24, no. 2:24-31. PNNL-SA-115384.
  • Proetto M.T., C.R. Anderton, D. Hu, C.J. Szymanski, Z. Zhu, J.P. Patterson, and J.K. Kammeyer, et al. 2016. "Cellular Delivery of Nanoparticles Revealed with Combined Optical and Isotopic Nanoscopy." ACS Nano 10, no. 4:4046-4054. PNNL-SA-106955. doi:10.1021/acsnano.5b06477


  • Tfaily M.M., R.K. Chu, N. Tolic, K.M. Roscioli, C.R. Anderton, L. Pasa-Tolic, and E.W. Robinson, et al. 2015. "Advanced solvent based methods for molecular characterization of soil organic matter by high-resolution mass spectrometry." Analytical Chemistry 87, no. 10:5206-5215. PNNL-SA-107718. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.5b00116
  • Troiano J., L.L. Olenick, T.R. Kuech, E.S. Melby, D. Hu, S.E. Lohse, and A.C. Mensch, et al. 2015. "Direct Probes of 4 nm Diameter Gold Nanoparticles Interacting with Supported Lipid Bylayers." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119, no. 1:534-546. PNNL-SA-102945. doi:10.1021/jp512107z


  • Debord J., D.F. Smith, C.R. Anderton, R.M. Heeren, L. Pasa-Tolic, R.H. Gomer, and F.A. Fernandez-Lima. 2014. "Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Imaging of Dictyostelium discoideum Aggregation Streams." PLoS One 9, no. 6:e99319. PNNL-SA-101216. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099319

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