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Standard Solution SRMs Provide Traceability for Millions of Measurements
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

For decades, NIST has provided the SRM 3100 series single-element standard solutions. The certified values are traceable to the International … more

Multidimensional Chromatography
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

Both comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GCxGC) and comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography (LCxLC) have emerged as … 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

Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2016

As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more

Support of Industry Compliance with the EU Directive on Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2016

The Chemical Sciences Division is involved in development of standards and reference materials for restricted hazardous substances through … more

Support of the Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008 – Lead in Paint on Toys
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2016

After enactment of the CPSIA, a collaboration was established between the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and NIST for the purpose of … 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

Thermodynamics of ATP in Solution
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

Quantum chemical calculations have proven to be a reliable tool for the prediction of thermodynamics quantities, particularly for smaller organic … more

Reactivity of Nanoparticle Catalysts
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

Transition metal nanoparticle catalysts show great promise as the key enabling breakthrough for the realization of efficient and economical fuel … more

Prediction of Global Warming Potential
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

The global warming potential (GWP) of a number of compounds used by U.S. industry is not known or poorly known. Working with the EPA, a set of … more

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