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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

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

Measurements and Standards for Contaminants in Biological (Human) Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

For the past 25 years NIST has developed a number of biological fluid and tissue Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) primarily for clinically … more

Measurements and Standards for Botanical Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Metrologies for Protein Structure, Function, and Modeling
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST researchers in the Macromolecular Structure and Function Group are involved in a joint research program with scientists from the University … more

Performance Metrics for Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

In collaboration with the National Cancer Institute's Clinical Proteomic Technologies for Cancer (CPTC) , NIST researchers are developing specific … more

Peptide Mass Spectral Libraries
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing a peptide mass spectral library as an extension of the NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral … more

Chromatographic Separation of Unfolded Proteins for Protein Quantification
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST is developing methods for the quantification of protein biomarkers by mass spectrometry (MS). Stable isotope labeling of proteins/peptides … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Cardiac Troponin I in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Cardiac troponin I (cTnI) is considered the 'gold standard' for the diagnosis of myocardial infarction and the assessment of cardiac damage. Yet … more

Development of Proteomics-Based Methods for Protein Quantification
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST is developing methods for the quantification of clinically-relevant protein biomarkers by mass spectrometry. Some methods are intended to … more

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