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Food & nutrition

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Spotlight on N-STEP Graduates

NIST’s Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (N-STEP) was created by the company, TEDCO, whose mission is to “Enhance economic development growth

Turmeric: Spice or Herbal Medicine?

What: SRM 3299 is a ground turmeric rhizome powder value assigned for curcuminoids and toxic elements. The SRM consists of five packets of the material each

Keeping Up With Folic Acid Fortification

What: SRM 3949 is a new material with several improvements compared to the original SRM 1955. It is comprised of three levels of folates in human serum. Why

Projects and Programs

Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements

The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The natural

Cell Counting for Cell Therapies

Cell counting (or cell enumeration) is one of the most fundamental measurements in biotechnology, from biomanufacturing to medical diagnosis to advanced therapy

Fundamental Chemical Metrology

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

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