Daily Archives: September 3, 2018

Iodinated trihalomethanes in waters: a new class of toxic disinfection by-products

Disinfection of water supplies started in the early 1900s to reduce risks to public health from pathogenic microorganisms. Chlorination is the most common disinfection practice, achieving effective primary disinfection and sufficient disinfection residual in drinking water distribution.

We are all different. Even when we look at saliva!

Saliva has increasingly been used as a diagnostic fluid since it is easier to collect and process than blood and it has similar diagnostic capabilities. Total protein profiles can be obtained from saliva by capillary electrophoresis and