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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

Metallomics: A Multidisciplinary Approach for the Qualitative and Quantitative Determination of Proteins and Metalloproteins Used as Health and Disease Markers
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

As healthcare shifts from management of disease to management of health, there will be a necessary shift toward development of quantitative health … 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

Environmental Leaching of Nanoparticles from Consumer Products
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Nanoparticle-based consumer products are becoming available in the market at an increasing rate, but the safety of nanoparticles and the … more

High-Precision Isotopic Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Isotopes as Environmental Tracers in Archived Biological Specimens
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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: 01/20/2015

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

SRMs for Organic Contaminants in Human Serum, Milk, and Urine
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Development of SRM 2669 for Accurate Assessment of Arsenic Exposure
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Development of SRMs for Accurate Assessment of Exposure to Toxic Elements and Anions
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Renewal of NIST Benchmark SRMs for Accurate Determinations of Trace Elements in Serum and Liver Tissues
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Potential Primary Measurement Tool for the Quantification of DNA
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

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