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Thermodynamics of Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

To develop the thermodynamic data and methodology required for effective bioprocess engineering.

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

High-Precision Isotopic Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

Recent innovative advances in the design and manufacture of isotope ratio mass spectrometers (IRMS) have revolutionized the study of natural and … more

Potential Primary Measurement Tool for the Quantification of DNA
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The accurate mass determination of DNA and other nucleic acids is of critical importance in many clinical diagnoses and in forensic and molecular … more

Marine Environmental Metabolomics
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

NIST is developing NMR-based metabolomics for use as a tool to expand research on the impacts of environmental stressors on marine organisms. The … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamin D Metabolites
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamins B6 and B12 in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more

Measurements and Standards for Botanical Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement among the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Institutes of Health's … more

Expression of Stable Isotopically Labeled Proteins for Use as Internal Standards for Mass Spectrometric Quantitation of Clinical Protein Biomarkers
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2016

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

Isotopes as Environmental Tracers in Archived Biological Specimens
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

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: 04/14/2016

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

Clinical Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

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