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Importance of umbilical cord analysis in determining prenatal drug exposure

By UCT | June 22, 2022

Fentanyl serves as a powerful analgesic agent to manage pain during labor and delivery. However, prolonged prenatal exposure can make babies drug dependent and sudden discontinuation may result in conditions Read More

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Myelination and Node of Ranvier Formation in a Human Motoneuron−Schwann Cell Serum-Free Coculture

By UCT | June 8, 2022

Motor neurons allow the body to move, speak, and breathe due to the propagation of action potentials between neuron nodes. The space between neurons, known as a node of Ranvier, Read More

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Fungicides Affect Leafy Vegetable Biochemistry

By UCT | May 31, 2022

Researchers at the Institute of Plant Protection-National Research Institute and the Academy of Agrobusiness in Poland determined individual fungicides, Fluazinam, Dithianon, and Dodine, and mixtures of the three fungicides cause Read More

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XtrackT SPE column used in research work focused on doping control in horse racing

By UCT | May 11, 2022

The major metabolite of Dopamine, 3-methoxytyramine (3-MT) is monitored in equine urine samples as an indicator of dopaminergic manipulation from Levodopa administration. Tyramine is a biogenic amine produced by decarboxylation Read More

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Silane Coupling Agent Modifies the Mechanical Properties of a Chitosan Microfiber

By UCT | April 20, 2022

Microfiber materials have been widely used for many applications, in the medical field, such as in sutures. Chitosan fibers, along with chitin fibers, are candidates for similar biofibers due to Read More

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Sri Lankan Folk Medicine Could Save Lives

By UCT | April 14, 2022

The terpene-filled plant, Plectranthus zeylanicus Benth can be found growing in the hills of Sri Lanka and has been used in Sri Lankan folk medicine as a treatment for inflammation Read More

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UCT’s DAU column cited in a Study on Postmortem Quantitation of Amphetamine

By UCT | March 23, 2022

In a recent article published in the MDPI journal, authored by Ahmed I. Al-Asmari et al., UCT’s Clean Screen® DAU column (CSDAU203) was employed to extract Amphetamines from cadaveric fluids. Read More

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Analyzing pesticides and metal(loid)s in imported tobacco to Saudi Arabia and risk assessment of inhalation exposure to certain metals

By UCT | March 21, 2022

Researchers at the Reference Laboratory for Food Chemistry, Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, have discovered more toxins in cigarettes than previously thought. The researchers analyzed 60 Read More

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