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BBInternationalís gold nanoparticles have been selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as the source for a series of certified reference materials for pre-clinical biomedical research.

BBI partners with NIST to develop the 'Gold Standard' in nanoparticles

Cardiff, UK | Posted on January 3rd, 2008

NIST, which is a US federal agency, will use BBnternational's colloidal gold nanoparticles to create nanoscale reference materials for the evaluation and qualification of methodology and instrument performance. This means that companies involved in the fields of research and diagnostics will be able to ensure that their equipment is performing within the required QC parameters for the measurement and characterisation of quality nanoparticles.

BBInternational has been a leading global provider of gold nanoparticles to the life science and diagnostic industries since 1986, with customers relying on the companyís stringent quality assurance procedures for consistent stability and reproducibility. BBInternational's proprietary manufacturing technique allows the consistent production of large volumes of highly spherical, mono disperse gold nanoparticles in pre-determined sizes, which are widely used in rapid lateral flow assays.

Commenting on the collaboration, Lyn Rees, CEO of BBInternational's Diagnostics Division said:
"We are delighted that our gold has been recognised by NIST as the reference standard in this category. Everything we do at BBI is governed by quality and this collaboration with NIST further supports the 'Gold Standard' reputation that BBI gold has worked hard to achieve within the industry. We look forward to working with NIST in communicating this message, and supporting the industry with our expertise in the field."

BBInternational's gold colloid is produced using a unique recipe and quality process which allows production of gold colloid in pre-determined sizes, with optimum roundness, uniform shape, and less than 8% CV for cluster free, stable gold to enhance sensitivity and performance. The company has built a strong customer base throughout the world providing reagents and services to a client base spanning small universities through to blue chip diagnostic industry leaders.

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About BBInternational
For further information on BBInternational's products and OEM diagnostic services, contact the company on +44 (0) 29 2074 7232 or e-mail . Details on the range of technological standards and reference materials offered by NIST can be found on www.NIST.gov/srm

About NIST

Founded in 1901, NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the US Department of Commerce. NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve quality of life.

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