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Improved Benchtop Connectivity to Complex Microfluidic Devices
Last Updated Date: 10/10/2012

Despite their promise to enable high-throughput science and discovery, microfluidic devices have not yet been broadly adopted. An important … more

Characterization of Dolphin Lung Endothelial Cells Through Quantitative Imaging
Last Updated Date: 10/10/2012

A collaboration between the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Hollings Marine Laboratory, and NIST is examining the relationship … more

Cell-based Assay for Mechanistically-based Prediction of Cytoxicity
Last Updated Date: 10/10/2012

The most commonly used cell-based assays for measuring cytotoxicity often show poor reproducibility, require 24 h to complete, and rely on a … more

Cell-based Immunofluorescence Assays
Last Updated Date: 10/10/2012

Microscopy images of cells are often used in cell biology to qualitatively identify features of interest and to discern differences between … more

Multiparametric Measurement and Analysis of Cell Behavior on Extracellular Matrices
Last Updated Date: 10/10/2012

Cell responses to their culture environment always involve more than one component. An understanding of the relation between the physical and … more

Potential Primary Measurement Tool for the Quantification of DNA
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

The accurate mass determination of DNA and other nucleic acids is of critical importance in many clinical diagnoses and in forensic and molecular … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for Proteins
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

A number of proteins show promise as potential markers of health or disease, and commercial assays are being developed for these proteins. For … more

Recertification of Neutral Density SRMs for Regular Spectral Transmittance
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

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

26plex Autosomal Short Tandem Repeat Assay
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2012

A short tandem repeat (STR) multiplex assay was developed with 25 autosomal loci plus the sex-typing locus amelogenin for a total of 26 amplified … more

CCQM BAWG - P113, Relative Quantification of Genomic DNA Fragments Extracted from a Biological Tisue
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2012

The US agricultural system is a major exporter of raw materials such as grain and finished foods, a large portion of which consists of commodity … more

DNA Mixture Interpretation
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2012

Based on data collected over the last year from various forensic labs, (see http://www.cstl.nist.gov/biotech/strbase/mixture.htm ) the majority of … more

Rapid Multiplex PCR
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2012

Forensic DNA typing is currently conducted in approximately eight to ten hours. The process includes DNA extraction, quantitation, multiplex PCR … more

Broadband CARS Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2012

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

Rapid Measurement of Aggregation of Protein Therapeutics During Biomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2012

Protein therapeutics is the largest class of drugs made by the biotechnology industry. Aggregation of protein therapeutics is a major safety … more

Dental Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2012

Our goal is to provide measurement methods and reference materials to facilitate the rational design of polymeric dental materials, thus enabling … more

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