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Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamin D Metabolites
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency within the general population is an area of concern. Vitamin D status is generally assessed by … more

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamins B6 and B12 in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

Measurements and Standards for Botanical Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement among the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Institutes of Health's … more

Expression of Stable Isotopically Labeled Proteins for Use as Internal Standards for Mass Spectrometric Quantitation of Clinical Protein Biomarkers
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2016

Proteins are of significant interest as potential indicators (biomarkers) of health or disease. Clinical methods employed to measure these … more

Isotopes as Environmental Tracers in Archived Biological Specimens
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

There is increasing interest in the analytical and environmental communities in using mercury isotopic fingerprinting to identify source patterns … more

Methods and Measurements for Emerging Contaminants
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

Regulatory and health agencies within the US, Canada, and countries within Europe are continuously identifying compounds of suspected carcinogenic … more

Clinical Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

Biomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 04/06/2016

Protein drugs are the top selling pharmaceuticals worldwide, a hundred billion dollar industry, but also the fastest growing category of health … more

Recertification of Neutral Density SRMs for Regular Spectral Transmittance
Last Updated Date: 04/05/2016

The certification for all SRM neutral density filters expires after two years. We maintain a program to recertify such filters produced by us . … more

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2016

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

Understanding Protein Solution Phase Behavior via Coarse-Grained Modeling
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2016

Much of our knowledge of protein folding comes from experiments on polypeptides in dilute solutions or from theoretical models of isolated … more

Explosives Decomposition Chemistry
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2016

High-energy materials are commonly used as military explosives and as advanced propellants. The detailed chemical reactions responsible for … more

Cell Measurements
Last Updated Date: 02/11/2016

This is the summary for cell measurements.

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