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Development of Proteomics-Based Methods for Protein Quantification
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST is developing methods for the quantification of clinically-relevant protein biomarkers by mass spectrometry. Some methods are intended to … more

Development of a Reference Measurement Procedure for C-Reactive Protein in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in serum or plasma have been used as an indicator of inflammation and infection. Recent evidence also suggests … more

Improving Measurement Quality in Clinical Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Through collaboration with academic and government institutes, NIST is critically evaluating and attempting to improve measurement quality in … more

Development of an Amino Acid (in Solution) Standard Reference Material
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Amino acids are the sequential components of proteins and many are essential to our physiological well-being. Their quantification by the … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

Thermodynamics of Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

To develop the thermodynamic data and methodology required for effective bioprocess engineering.

Standards for Immuno-Histochemical Imaging: A Biomarker Protein Expression Chip
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is used to visualize antigens in tissue sections by specific antigen-antibody interactions, an advantage over … more

Protection Against Ionizing Radiation in Extreme Radiation-Resistant Microorganisms
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

We measured the levels of modified DNA bases following ?-irradiation of the halophilic archaeon, Halobacterium sp. str. NRC-1. In this first study … more

Evaluating Measurement Quality of Microfluidic Cell-based Assays
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Microfluidic technologies show promise as miniaturized, portable platforms for cell assays, but must be tested to establish confidence of … more

Fundamental Interaction Mechanisms of Engineered Nanomaterials with DNA
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

We utilized isotope-dilution liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) to determine the levels of the oxidatively damaged DNA bases, … more

Controlling Microfluidic Cell Culture Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

NIST has taken advantage of recent technological advances to develop polymer microfluidic cell culture systems that provide a level of control … more

Broadband CARS Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

The traditional chemical labeling used in optical microscopy can alter cells and materials, thus impeding determination of their true structure, … more

Assessing NP EHS
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Due to their small size, nanoparticles can enter living organisms in previously unforeseen ways and their immense surface area results in higher … more

Dental Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Our goal is to enable the development and manufacturing of biomaterials for oral health moving forward in 21st century by providing critical … more

Optical medical imaging
Last Updated Date: 01/13/2015

The Optical Medical Imaging program was established to advance the application of optical imaging in surgical, clinical, and medical practices. … more

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