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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 NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more

Study of Microheterogeneity in Solid Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

Microbeam X-ray fluorescence (µXRF) has been used nondestructively to investigate elemental heterogeneity by constructing two-dimensional maps of … 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 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

SRMs for Contaminants in Air Particulate Matter
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

In 1997 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued new standards for air particulate matter (PM) as part of the national ambient air … more

CCQM Activities in the Organic Analysis Working Group
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST's Analytical Chemistry Division has participated in over 50 Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance - Metrology in Chemistry (CCQM) … more

Continuing Support for Cement Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Cement manufacturers and their customers rely on the NIST Portland cement SRMs for laboratory qualification under ASTM International C 114-07 … more

Chemical Metrology for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

A wide range of industrial sectors and their customers and suppliers are involved directly with NIST in the prioritization and development of … more

Chemical Characterization of Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division is helping to support nanotechnology research being conducted throughout NIST by developing and applying methods … 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

Fossil Fuel Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

To support regulatory and industry requirements for reference materials and standards, NIST produces and maintains a large inventory of fossil … more

Activated Carbon and FGD Gypsum Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

New Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) consisting of activated carbon sorbent materials and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum are being … more

Establishing Measurement Traceability for Gaseous Mercury Emissions Monitoring
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

As a result of the environmental impact of mercury and the neurotoxic risk associated with trophic transfer of methyl mercury to humans, the … more

Chemical Metrology for Polymers Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Chemical metrology for polymers manufacturing is a new area of endeavor for the Chemical Sciences Division. At the outset, efforts have involved … more

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