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Simultaneous Determination of Mercury and Tin Species in Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 03/21/2013

Methods applicable to the extraction and quantification of mercury and tin species in biological, environmental, and clinical reference materials … more

Certification of Three Soil SRMs for Inorganic Environmental Measurements
Last Updated Date: 03/21/2013

Analysis of soils for metals and other elements is essential in assessing environmental compliance and the impacts of potentially toxic elements … more

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamins B6 and B12 in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

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

Development of a Standard Reference Material for Vitamin D in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

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

Development of Proteomics-Based Methods for Protein Quantification
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Improving Measurement Quality in Clinical Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Cardiac Troponin I in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

Cardiac troponin I (cTnI) is considered the 'gold standard' for the diagnosis of myocardial infarction and the assessment of cardiac damage. Yet … more

Development of a Reference Measurement Procedure for C-Reactive Protein in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Development of an Amino Acid (in Solution) Standard Reference Material
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Chromatographic Separation of Unfolded Proteins for Protein Quantification
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

NIST is developing methods for the quantification of protein biomarkers by mass spectrometry (MS). Stable isotope labeling of proteins/peptides … more

Expression of Stable Isotopically Labeled Proteins for Use as Internal Standards for Mass Spectrometric Quantitation of Clinical Protein Biomarkers
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Metallomics: A Multidisciplinary Approach for the Qualitative and Quantitative Determination of Proteins and Metalloproteins Used as Health and Disease Markers
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Development of Methods for Measurement of Vitamin D in Foods, Fortified Foods, and Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for bone health. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with muscle weakness and osteoporosis and … more

Development of SRM 955c Lead in Caprine Blood
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

Environmental and occupational exposure to toxic metals is assessed through whole blood analysis. Due to advances in measurement technology, … more

Development of Measurements and Standards for Biofuels
Last Updated Date: 02/11/2013

With concerns over the limited supply of non-renewable forms of energy, there is growing interest in renewable sources of energy such as biofuels. … more

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