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Development of SRMs for Serum Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Serum proteomics, the detection and measurement of as many proteins in a serum sample as possible, could be an important element of personalized … more

Analytical Methods
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Recommended Scope The Analytical Methods Working Group (WG3) aims to develop standards for accurate, reproducible and robust measurement and … more

Bioprocessing
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

  Recommended Scope Within bioprocessing, Working Group 4 has currently identified standardization needs in four major technology spaces: 1) … more

Terminology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

  Recommended Scope Working Group 1 will work on identification of currently used national and international standards, guidelines and other … more

U.S. Tag for ISO/TC 276: Biotechnology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Coordination of national and international standards activities is critical to ensuring that international standards advancement moves in a … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program , coordinated by the Chemical Sciences Division, supports measurement technology for … more

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

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

Bioimaging
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

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

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 08/25/2014

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

State-resolved Biomolecular Spectroscopies
Last Updated Date: 07/03/2014

Sensitive and fully state resolved spectroscopic methods in the terahertz (THz) and ultraviolet (UV) regions are being developed to investigate … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds
Last Updated Date: 05/15/2014

Our goal is to develop advanced measurement tools and standards for measuring scaffold properties and their impact on biological response.  

Collagen Films Protocol
Last Updated Date: 05/08/2013

Background: Collagen type 1 is the most prevalent extracellular protein in connective tissue, and is part of the family of collagens that are … more

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