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Determination of cannabinoids in whole blood by UPLC-MS-MS.
An ultra-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS-MS) method was developed and validated for the simultaneous determination of Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC),Expand
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Fatal Combination with 3-Methylmethcathinone (3-MMC) and Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB).
We reported the case of 69-year-old man who was discovered dead at a friend's home. 3-Methylmethcathinone (3-MMC) and poppers (alkyl nitrites) were found at the scene by the police. Autopsy specimensExpand
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Testing for GHB in hair by GC/MS/MS after a single exposure. Application to document sexual assault.
Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, or GHB, is a substance naturally present within mammal species. Properties of neurotransmitter or neuromodulator are generally given to this substance. GHB isExpand
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Simultaneous measurement of endogenous cortisol, cortisone, dehydroepiandrosterone, and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate in nails by use of UPLC–MS–MS
Steroid hormone concentrations are mostly determined by using different body fluids as matrices and applying immunoassay techniques. However, usability of these approaches may be restricted forExpand
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Detection of the designer benzodiazepine metizolam in urine and preliminary data on its metabolism.
Designer benzodiazepines provide an attractive alternative to prescribed benzodiazepines for abuse purposes as they are readily available via the Internet without control. Metizolam was ordered viaExpand
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Dehydroepiandrosterone in nails of infants: A potential biomarker of intrauterine responses to maternal stress
Easily accessible biomarkers for fetal stress biology are lacking. We here explore whether quantification of major fetal steroids, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or DHEA sulfate (DHEAS), with liquidExpand
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Colchicine poisoning: report of a fatal case and presentation of an HPLC procedure for body fluid and tissue analyses.
A case involving a suicidal overdose resulting from the ingestion of colchicine tablets is presented. The drug was quantitated using liquid chromatography. The femoral blood level was 62 ng/mL, andExpand
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Doping Control for β-Adrenergic Compounds Through Hair Analysis
An original procedure was developed to simultaneously test β2-agonists (salbutamol and clenbuterol) and β-blockers (atenolol, acebutolol, pindolol, betaxolol, propranolol, timolol, sotalol,Expand
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PON3 knockout mice are susceptible to obesity, gallstone formation, and atherosclerosis
  • D. Shih, J. Yu, +12 authors A. Lusis
  • Medicine, Biology
  • FASEB journal : official publication of the…
  • 1 April 2015
We report the engineering and characterization of paraoxonase‐3 knockout mice (Pon3KO). The mice were generally healthy but exhibited quantitative alterations in bile acid metabolism and a 37%Expand
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Detection of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol in exhaled breath after cannabis smoking and comparison with oral fluid
Exhaled breath is commonly used in alcohol testing, but has been recently demonstrated by scientists from Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, and the United States to contain a large number ofExpand
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