Biomedical test materials program : synopsis of researchers' annual reports for 1993 and 1994
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Biomedical test materials program : synopsis of researchers' annual reports for 1993 and 1994

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    Synopsis of researchers' annual reports for 1993 and 1994
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    "The Biomedical Test Material (BTM) Program is a cooperative program between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Alcoholism (NIAAA). The BTM Program provides the technical development and production of research grade materials for the investigation of the effects of omega-3 fatty acids in human health. The BTM Program,-in operation since 1987, has supported more than 220 research. studies including 77 clinical projects using these materials. The majority of these are grantees from the National Institutes of Health. There have been studies performed on various animal species, in vitro studies, and human studies. Currently, 43 researchers hold an Investigative New Drug Number (INn) for conducting human studies using the test materials. Four human studies have been conducted in other countries. Thus: far; 67 researchers have received test materials for studies not directly within the biomedical field. Many analytical laboratories also have received test materials for use as qualitative and quantitative standards for lipid analyses. These test materials, supplied by the NOAA INMFS Charleston Laboratory, are being utilized by U.S. and foreign investigators for research on cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, diabetes, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, kidney disorders, cancer, malaria, skin disorders and lipid metabolism. The BTM Program has helped to generate high-quality research in this area leading to a better understanding of the health effects of omega-3 fatty acids and helped to set standards for the commercial sector"--Introduction, paragraph 1.
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    by Patricia A. Fair and Julie D. Carter. "March 1997." Also available online in PDF format. Includes bibliographical references.
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