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Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The … more

Development of Methods for Measurement of Vitamin D in Foods, Fortified Foods, and Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for bone health. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with muscle weakness and osteoporosis and … more

Reference Measurement Procedures and Materials for Creatinine
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing problem in the U.S., and current estimates suggest that more than 20 million Americans are affected by … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for Clinical Diagnostic Markers
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

The accuracy of clinical diagnostic measurements is essential for reliable diagnosis and cost-effective treatment of disease. NIST's involvement in … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Hormones in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate many life functions, and deviations from normal levels can indicate serious health problems. … more

Development of SRMs for Serum Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Serum proteomics, the detection and measurement of as many proteins in a serum sample as possible, could be an important element of personalized … more

Superresolving Optical Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Light microscopy is a widely used analytical tool because it provides non-destructive, real-time, three-dimensional imaging with chemical and … more

Dietary Supplement Analysis Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more

Nanoparticle Measurements and Standards for Biomedical Applications and Health
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Our goal is to develop certified reference materials, standard test methods, measurements, and critical data for the physicochemical … more

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamins B6 and B12 in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Vitamins are essential to normal functioning of the human body because they serve as co-factors for important biological processes. Deficiencies in … more

Documentary Standards
Last Updated Date: 01/21/2015

BBD staff actively participate and lead the development of Documentary Standards through standards developing organizations (SDOs). NIST … more

Analytical Methods
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Recommended Scope The Analytical Methods Working Group (WG3) aims to develop standards for accurate, reproducible and robust measurement and … more

Biobanks and Bioresources
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

  Recommended Scope The ISO/TC 276/WG 2 will develop a package of International Standards in the Biobanks field including human, animal, plant and … more

Bioprocessing
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

  Recommended Scope Within bioprocessing, Working Group 4 has currently identified standardization needs in four major technology spaces: 1) … more

Terminology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

  Recommended Scope Working Group 1 will work on identification of currently used national and international standards, guidelines and other … more

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