Paige Devine

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Energy drink sales are expected to reach $52 billion by 2016. These products, often sold as dietary supplements, typically contain stimulants. The Dietary Supplement Protection Act claims an exemplary public health safety record. However, in 2011 the number of emergency department visits related to consumption of energy drinks exceeded 20,000. Nearly half(More)
A fiber-optic biosensor was developed for detection of cocaine, its metabolites, and other coca alkaloids, using a monoclonal antibody (mAb) against a derivatized benzoylecgonine (BE). The mAb was immobilized noncovalently on quartz fibers and a flow fluorometer was used to detect changes in evanescent wave fluorescence. A fluorescein (FL) conjugate of BE(More)
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