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Resonating Platforms for Nanomaterial Analysis
Last Updated Date: 12/19/2013

Our goal is to develop quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) instrumentation and advanced oscillators with enhanced sensitivity to … more

Tandem Mass Spectral Library
Last Updated Date: 07/10/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is responsible for an evaluated, tandem mass spectral library as an extension of the … 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

Renewal of NIST Benchmark SRMs for Accurate Determinations of Trace Elements in Serum and Liver Tissues
Last Updated Date: 11/15/2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collects data on elemental composition of human body fluids and tissues as part of major … more

Development of SRMs for Accurate Assessment of Exposure to Toxic Elements and Anions
Last Updated Date: 11/15/2012

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Centers for Disease Control … more

Development of SRM 2669 for Accurate Assessment of Arsenic Exposure
Last Updated Date: 11/15/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has … more

SRMs for Organic Contaminants in Human Serum, Milk, and Urine
Last Updated Date: 10/31/2012

NIST and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating to develop seven new SRMs to meet the expanding needs for the … more

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/22/2012

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … 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

Isotopes as Environmental Tracers in Archived Biological Specimens
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

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: 10/02/2012

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

Trophic Transfer of Nanoparticles in a Simplified Invertebrate Food Web
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

We demonstrated that carboxylated and biotinylated quantum dots (QDs) can be transferred to higher trophic organisms (rotifers) through dietary … more

Bioimaging
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Our goal is to develop methods and materials for imaging-based characterization of molecular signatures that occur during cellular proliferation, … more

Fundamental Interaction Mechanisms of Engineered Nanomaterials with DNA
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

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

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