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Assessing NP EHS
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Due to their small size, nanoparticles can enter living organisms in previously unforeseen ways and their immense surface area results in higher … more

Dental Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Our goal is to enable the development and manufacturing of biomaterials for oral health moving forward in 21st century by providing critical … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for Proteins
Last Updated Date: 01/13/2015

A number of proteins show promise as potential markers of health or disease, and commercial assays are being developed for these proteins. For … more

Bioimaging
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop methods and materials for imaging-based characterization of molecular signatures that occur during cellular proliferation, … more

Nanotube Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2014

Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods … more

Optical Spectroscopy of Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2014

Understanding the underlying chemistry and physics of nanomaterials, including noble and transition metallic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and … more

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 08/12/2014

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

Web Force-Field (WebFF) - A Smart Force Field Repository for Soft Materials
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

As part of our mission to support the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), we are developing data repositories and tools that support Integrated … more

Computational Tool for Calculating Properties of Complex-Shaped Particles and Polymers
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Many computational programs exist that are being used by industry for predicting properties of polymer composites, but their general predictive … more

Protein Preservation
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our goal is to address critical measurement issues that exist regarding chemical and physical stability of biomacromolecules (proteins and DNA) in … more

Storage stability of Freeze-Dried Proteins
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2014

We are resolving critical measurement issues that prevent researchers from reliably predicting the chemical and physical storage stability of … more

Monoclonal Antibody MS Libraries
Last Updated Date: 10/21/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing a mass spectral library of all identifiable components derived from the digestion … more

Microcalorimetry of biopharmaceuticals
Last Updated Date: 09/19/2013

We are using calorimetry to probe several key aspects of biopharmaceuticals related to safety and efficacy. Microcalorimetry can be used to … more

Optical/electrical particle measurement system
Last Updated Date: 09/16/2013

The sizing and counting of subvisible particles in the size range 2 µm to 100 µm is an essential component of product quality assurance in … more

Surrogate protein particle standards
Last Updated Date: 09/10/2013

Protein-based drugs can degrade by aggregation into micrometer-sized particles.  Such particles, although only a minute fraction of the total … more

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