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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

U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Coordination of national and international standards activities is critical to ensuring that international standards advancement moves in a … more

Metallomics: A Multidisciplinary Approach for the Qualitative and Quantitative Determination of Proteins and Metalloproteins Used as Health and Disease Markers
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

As healthcare shifts from management of disease to management of health, there will be a necessary shift toward development of quantitative health … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program , coordinated by the Chemical Sciences Division, supports measurement technology for … more

Environmental Leaching of Nanoparticles from Consumer Products
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Nanoparticle-based consumer products are becoming available in the market at an increasing rate, but the safety of nanoparticles and the … more

High-Precision Isotopic Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Recent innovative advances in the design and manufacture of isotope ratio mass spectrometers (IRMS) have revolutionized the study of natural and … more

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