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Reference materials

News and Updates

The Genome Editing Consortium

Genome editing is the manipulation of the genetic material of a living organism by deleting, replacing, or inserting a DNA sequence, typically with the aim of

Small Creatures, Big Health Impact!

What: RM 8037 is a reference material that consists of oil made from Antarctic krill. Each unit of RM 8037 contains three tins, each with approximately 4.5 mL

Projects and Programs

Genome in a Bottle

Consortium hosted by NIST and JIMB dedicated to authoritative characterization of benchmark human genomes. Sign up for General GIAB and Analysis Team email

Publications

Certification of Standard Reference Material® 955d, Toxic Elements and Metabolites in Frozen Human Blood

Author(s)
Lee L. Yu, Karen E. Murphy, Colleen E. Bryan Sallee, Thomas W. Vetter, Robert C. Hagwood, George C. Caceres, Stephen E. Long, J M. Jarrett, M A. Franklin, J Castro Georgi, D M. Jones, Robert Jones, Z Li, Y L. Sommer, D S. Tevis, K Wallon, C D. Ward, M Maras, S Erdahl, C Gilmer, M Wermers, H Woldeysus, K F. Mehigan, M Morrissette, Christopher D. Palmer, Patrick J. Parsons
Standard Reference Material (SRM) 955d is intended for use in validating analytical methods for measuring toxic elements and mercury species in human blood, and

Tools and Instruments

Reference transmittance densiometer

The Reference Transmission Densitometer (RTD) is the national reference instrument for standard diffuse visual transmittance density measurements for x-ray