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Clean Screen XCEL I Used to Confirm Fentanyl Overdose in Italian Case Study

By UCT | February 1, 2023

Fentanyl, a well-known synthetic opioid approximately 100 times more potent than morphine, continues to be a public health issue. In cases of a fentanyl overdose, it is difficult to determine Read More

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Physicochemical Properties Predict Retention of Antibiotics in Water-in-Oil Droplets

By UCT | January 18, 2023

The ability to study antibiotic resistant pathogens by using methods such as antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) is important, especially with the rapid emergence of more and more antibiotic resistant pathogens. Read More

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The use of Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy to Determine Specific Second-Generation Rodenticide Diastereomer Ratios Within Wildlife Liver Samples: The Pursuit Towards a Safer Bait Formula

By UCT | January 5, 2023

A recently published master’s thesis from UC Davis discusses rodenticide diastereomers in wildlife liver samples. Liver samples from both targeted and non-target wildlife were analyzed for this project. Non-target species Read More

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Testing of drugs using human feto-maternal interface organ-on-chips provide insights into pharmacokinetics and efficacy

By UCT | December 6, 2022

There are a very limited number of medical interventions to prevent placental-mediated adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as preterm birth (PTB) and no interventions available for pre-eclampsia (PE). This is because Read More

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Researchers study the targeted and non-targeted analysis of pesticides in wheat and investigate pesticides’ influence on wheat cultivated under field conditions.

By UCT | November 23, 2022

QuEChERS extraction ECQUEU750CT-MP (4.0 g MgSO4, 1.0 g NaCl, 1.0 g sodium citrate tribasic dihydrate, 0.5 g sodium citrate dibasic sesquihydrate) QuEChERS cleanup ECQUEU315-MP (900 mg MgSO4, 150 mg PSA, Read More

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High-Resolution Optical Tweezers Combined with Multicolor Single-Molecule Microscopy

By UCT | October 17, 2022

Optical tweezers (OT) are a device that can manipulate individual molecules with cells by using light from low-wattage lasers and are used to study and manipulate DNA and RNA. There Read More

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Clean Screen® DAU cited in research on simultaneous analysis of Caffeine and metabolites by GCMS

By UCT | October 10, 2022

Caffeine and its major metabolites; Theobromine, Theophylline and Paraxanthine are routinely monitored by anti-doping agencies as potential performance enhancers. Similar precursors and product ions of Theophylline and Paraxanthine makes the Read More

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The shape of pleomorphic virions determines resistance to cell-entry pressure

By UCT | September 8, 2022

The study of viruses is a never-ending battle. Even for well-studied viruses such as the influenza A virus, scientists are continuing to discover new data. A research group in Brandeis Read More

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