Navigation Links
Detecting 'bath salts' designer drug
Date:10/18/2011

and plant feeder. Mephedrone and the related BKAs are still relatively new, so few clinical, pharmacological or toxicological studies have been reported.

These drugs are easily identified in seized drug materials. The SHSU Regional Crime Laboratory (RCL), operated by the Criminal Justice Center, routinely receives items of evidence containing these drugs. Detection in toxicological (biological) evidence is far more challenging. Toxicologists are struggling to develop methodology to detect these drugs (and their metabolites) in biological specimens. Even less is understood with respect to the interpretation of results, and this has real consequences in terms of criminal casework and death investigation.

In order for these drugs to be studied and understood, analytical methodology will be developed for routine use. In the study, solid phase extraction (SPE) will be used to isolate the beta-keto amphetamines from biological matrices. Chromatographic and spectroscopic methods will be developed for instrumental analysis of the biological extracts. Chemical derivatization will be used to develop extracts that are amenable to common instrumental techniques that are used in a crime laboratory, such as gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS).

The study, which will be conducted by MSFS student Kayla Ellefsen and Dr. Sarah Kerrigan at RCL, is an example of the MSFS student capstone experience, whereby students must successfully complete an intensive one-year research project with a faculty member. During the final phase of the study, the optimized procedure will be validated for use in actual casework at the lab.


'/>"/>

Contact: Beth Kuhles
kuhles@sbcglobal.net
936-294-4425
Sam Houston State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Study: Mechanomyography to be accurate in detecting nerves during minimally invasive spine surgery
2. FDG-PET/CT plays a definite role in detecting colorectal cancer recurrences
3. Detecting tumors faster
4. Sodium MRI gives new insights into detecting osteoarthritis, NYU researchers find
5. Effective methods for detecting early signs of tremor
6. Colorful brains, cooling lasers, disease-detecting lights and more
7. deCODE discovers genetic markers that improve the power of PSA testing for detecting prostate cancer
8. Detecting esophageal cancer with light
9. New molecular imaging technologies for detecting cellular processes
10. Toward a fast, simple test for detecting cholera rampaging in 40 countries
11. Penn study suggests another avenue for detecting Alzheimers disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 My Mobile ... strategic alliance with Dr. Lawrence Wasserman, Managing Director, ... to http://www.mymobileuni.com its global health and ... will include courses, e-books and other digital ... learn, re-skill or up-skill themselves in the health ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 The North American Colorants ... in North America with analysis and forecast of ... the North American Colorants Market report, to get ... also provides a glimpse of the segmentation in ... by various tables and figures. , http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/americas-colorants-8463333110.html ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... business-to-business publication dedicated to delivering cutting-edge information ... biopharmaceuticals and therapeutics, recently launched its newly ... new website optimizes navigation by providing visitors ... manufacturing, analytical and strategic business areas. As ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- A new report finds that by 2010, ... office involved diabetes, with the greatest rise among those aged ... Disease Control and Prevention found the number of office visits ... 34 percent between 2005 and 2010. Almost 29 million ... sugar disease costs almost $245 billion each year. Diabetes falls ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- The virus that causes cold sores -- ... absence of symptoms, according to a new study. ... cells of people infected with the virus. This explains why ... why others get them only occasionally. The authors said the ... "We thought when the disease was dormant, it was ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MyMobileUniversity and Fortech International Form Strategic Alliance That Will Enhance the Global Health and Medical Channel on Its Website 2Health News:Americas Colorants Market is Expected to Reach 2,006 Thousand MT in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:Americas Colorants Market is Expected to Reach 2,006 Thousand MT in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:Americas Colorants Market is Expected to Reach 2,006 Thousand MT in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:BioProcess International Launches New Website 2Health News:Big Jump in Doctor's Office Visits for Young Adults With Diabetes 2Health News:Cold Sore Virus Active Without Symptoms, Study Finds 2
... Julian ... searchbodydetox.com, a new informational Web site devoted to all aspects of whole body cleansing and ... Potomac, MD (Vocus) ... movement, is now a featured expert on searchbodydetox.com , a new informational Web site ...
... at Georgia State University have found that diets high in ... foods and beverages impaired the spatial memory of adult ... of Marise Parent, associate professor at Georgia State,s Neuroscience Institute ... a diet where fructose represented 60 percent of calories ingested ...
... , , MILWAUKEE, July 16 ... the nation in two different specialties, according to US News and ... same publication, St. Luke,s and Aurora Sinai Medical Center were recognized by ... , , (Logo: ...
... SWITZERLAND, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BELLUS Health (International) Limited, ... Health, TSX: BLU), today announced that the Italian Ministry ... for VIVIMIND(TM) (homotaurine) as a food supplement. A certificate ... of the product in that country. This certificate opens ...
... , PHILADELPHIA, July 16 On Wednesday, ... its second quarter financial results for the three months ended June ... released to the London Stock Exchange at approximately 7:00 AM ... the announcement, Andrew Witty, Chief Executive Officer, Julian Heslop, Chief Financial ...
... ... just launched on Monday. , ... (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- The National Practice Transition Network (NPTN), created ... practice sales and appraisals, is the first membership-based, commission-free organization to offer such a menu ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dr. Julian Whitaker Featured on Searchbodydetox.com 2Health News:Researchers find that eating high levels of fructose impairs memory in rats 2Health News:Aurora's Milwaukee Hospitals Recognized in US News and World Report 2Health News:VIVIMIND(TM) granted certificate of free sale as food supplement in Italy - Premarket notification filed in the U.S. 2Health News:VIVIMIND(TM) granted certificate of free sale as food supplement in Italy - Premarket notification filed in the U.S. 3Health News:National Practice Transition Network Launches as the Country's First Membership-Based, Commission-Free Dental Practice Transition Company 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... CAMPBELL, Calif. , July 31, 2014 ... development of novel interventional devices to facilitate removal of ... financing. Proceeds from the financing will support EU commercialization ... regulatory filings for the Lazarus ReCover™ and Lazarus Cover™ ... "This financing reflects investor confidence in the value ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014 Hovione today ... has successfully passed a pre-approval inspection by the ... carried out by the FDA Consumer Safety Officer, Ms. ... on 21 st July and concluded on the 25 ... with the principles and guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 For its innovative modular Biomedical Research ... Art,s-Way Scientific has earned a Modular Building Institute (MBI) ... over 30 categories, MBI,s contest is the commercial modular ... building manufacturers, dealers, and product and service providers. ... capability of our team," said Dan Palmer , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lazarus Effect Closes $5 Million Financing 2Successful FDA Inspection at Hovione's API Manufacturing Plant in Cork, Ireland 2Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 2Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 3Art's Way Scientific Earns Prestigious Modular Building Institute Award 4
... Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in ... scheduled to present at the Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference in New ... ET (6:40 a.m. PT). , A live webcast of the ... of the Company,s Web site at http://www.accuray.com ...
... Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical ... Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) has enabled massive ... billion spent in 2009 alone. One effect has been ... newest series of global diagnostic imaging reports reveal that ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Accuray Incorporated to Present at 20th Annual Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference 2$500 Billion Health Care Spend Boosts BRIC Countries' Diagnostic Imaging Sales Despite Global Recession, According to Millennium Research Group 2$500 Billion Health Care Spend Boosts BRIC Countries' Diagnostic Imaging Sales Despite Global Recession, According to Millennium Research Group 3
... The Coolscope operates with a simple ... monitor display. Direct the mouse cursor ... macro image of the slide and ... The intuitive Graphic User Interface (GUI) ...
The simplest, neatest, most efficient anti-theft system for frames and sunwear. Available in 3 colors Black, Matte aluminum, and Bronze. Fits with any style or color of furniture. Safe, simple, easy...
Counter top frosted acrylic 4 frame display....
Stainless steel lockable wall display for up to 12 frames....
Medicine Products: