Funded Research Projects

Since 2001, WADA has funded projects in the following areas:

 

  • Compounds/Methods Enhancing Growth
  • Compounds/Methods Enhancing Oxygen Delivery
  • Exogenous and Endogenous Anabolic Steroids
  • Detection of prohibited substances/methods: classic methodologies e.g. chromatographic, immunological and biochemical
  • Gene and Cellular Technologies applied to Sports
  • Identification and detection of substances with doping potential
  • Pharmacology of prohibited substances


The ongoing research projects funded by WADA since 2001, along with a summary of the research proposal, can be found by selecting a year in the links below.

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Accepted 2013

Influences of Traditional Chinese Medicines Containing Endogenous Steroids on Doping Test

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J. WANG et al.
China Anti-Doping Laboratory, China
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Certified Internal Standard for Accuracy in Longitudinal Monitoring for Testosterone Abuse

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S. DAVIES et al.
National Measurment Institute ,Australia
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Ultra-Sensitive Mass Spectrometric Detection of an rEPO Specific O-glycopeptide as an Unambiguous Proof of Doping (acronym: GOpep)

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J. PASCUAL et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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Androgens and Contraceptives Steroids Interaction with ABP

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A. RANE et al.
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
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The Long-Term Ergogenic Effect of Long Acting Beta-2-Agonists

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J. DICKINSON et al.
University of Kent, UK
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Characterization of the Urinary Metabolite Profile of Human Insulin by LC-MS/MS: a possible means to uncover Insulin Abuse

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University Cologne, Germany
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Dried Blood Spots (DBS) in Sports Drug Testing: Complementary Matrix Providing Unique Features and Utilities to Modern Anti-Doping Fights

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University Cologne, Germany
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A Secretagogue Chemiluminescent Assay

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R. GALLEGO et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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Novel Methods for Identification of Recombinant Glycoprotein Hormones Extension

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M. UEKI et al.
Japan Chemical Analysis Center, Japan
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Novel Approach to detect and identify low abundant long-term metabolites of prohibited drugs using GC/C/IRMS and HRMS

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany
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 Effects of snus administration on sport perfornance

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C. CHIAMULERA et al.
University of Verano, Italy
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Implementation of method of erythropoietin gene doping detection in WADA accredited laboratories

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A. BAOUTINA et al.
Commonwealth of Australia (NMI) Australia
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In vitro metabolism studies of selected synthetic cannabinoids

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G. FORSDAHL et al.
Seibersdorf Laboratory GmbH,  Austria
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Clenbuterol in meat.  Development of a decision model for the discrimination between contaminated meat and pharmaceutical preparatoins. Part 2

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S. STERK et al.
RIKILT Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Detection of the long-acting testosterone formulation Nebido and influence on blood and steroid profile values

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P. Van EENOO et al.
Ghent University, Belgium
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Accepted 2012

Study on the detection of dope testosterone manipulated with 13C labelled standards

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J. WANG et al.
China Anti-Doping Laboratory, China
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Synthesis of recenlty reported phase II metabolites for their inclusion in routine doping control analysis

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O. POZO et al.
IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research), Spain
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Evaluation of sulfate conjugated metabolites to improve detection capabilities of the misuse of ananbolic androgenic steroids

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R. VENTURA  et al.
IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research), Spain
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Dose-response effect of alcohol ingestion on steroid profile (acronym : profethyl)

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R. de la TORRE et al.
IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research), Spain
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Detection of AICAR administration by carbon isotope ration mass spectrometry

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sports University, Germany
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Masking strategies in sport doping: modulation of phase II metabolism

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M. MAZZARINO et al.
Federazione Medico Sportiva Italiana, Italy 
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a) A systems biology biomarker based approach to the detection of microdose recombinant human erythropoietin doping and b) Metabolomic profiling of recombinant erythropoietin in caucasian and east-African endurance trained athletes

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Y. PITSILADIS et al.
University of Glasgow, UK
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EPO Signal Peptides and the detection of recombinant EPO

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C. PERMBERTON et al.
University of Otago, New Zealand
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Two-dimensional liquid chromatography high resolution mass spectrometry screening method for peptide hormone in urine

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C. GOEBEL et al.
NMI, Commonwealth of Australia, Australia
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Pilot study: Evaluating the feasibility of erythropoiesis specific miRNA profiling for EAS doping detection in red blood cells

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P. SIMON et al.
Johannes Gutenberg  University, Germany
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Epigenetic profiling to detect doping abuse

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P. DIEL et al.
German Sport University, Germany
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Nicotine, Exercise and Heat Stress: Performance Benefits, Health Risks and Implications for the Prohibited List

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T. MUNDEL et al.
Massey University, New Zealand
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Development of a PSAQ-SRM assay to detect and quantify growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor 1

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V. BRUN et al.
CEA/INSERM/UJF U1038, France
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Rapid Capillary Electrophoretic Detection of Autologous Blood Transfusion

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C. HARRISON
San Diego State University, USA
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Application of Metabolomic to Doping Controls-Investigating alternative markers for Testosterone and Growth Hormone abuse using mass Spectrometry and Biostatistics

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sports University Cologne, Germany
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Characterising the effect of altitude on ABP blood markers

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M. ASHENDEN et al.
SIAB Research Pty Ltd, Australia
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Stability of new markers and steroidomic model in steroid profiling

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P. Van EENOO et al.
University of Ghent, Belgium

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Effects of beta blockers on fine motor performance in archery

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E. ERGEN et al.
World Archery Federation, Switzerland

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The influence of exercise and dehydration on the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profile of beta2-agonists in various human populations

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V. BACKER et al.
Bispebjerg University Hospital, Denmark

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Detection of autologous DEHP-free blood transfusion using a combination of multiple biomarkers in different matrices

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N. LEUENBERGER et al.
Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analysis, Switzerland

Accepted 2011

Preparation and cheracterization of samples for a non-educational external quality assessment scheme (EQAS) investigating the performance of the GH isoform assays in WADA - accredited laboratories

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M. BIDLINGMAIER
Klinikum der Universitat, Germany
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Certified Internal Standards for accuracy in longitudinal monitoring for testosterone abuse

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S. DAVIES et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia

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Stable Isotope ratio analysis of nandrolone and boldonone preparations

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C. GOEBEL et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia
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Proof of concept for the detection of clandestine compounds in urine samples using metabolomics

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C. GOEBEL et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia
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Characterization of main metabolites of 17-methylstenblone and 17-methylmethonolone produced by human hepatocytes and liver fractions

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C. AYOTTE 
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Canada
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Production of a Certified Reference Material of 19-norandrosterone to support GC/C/IRMS investigation of Adverse Analytical Findings for nandrolone

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J. MURBY et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia
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GC/C/IRMS analysis of testosterone and nandrolone metabolites after the administration of testosterone enanthate and nandrolone decanoate in healthy volunteers

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A. RANE et al.
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
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Development of Ultrasensitive DNA Aptamer-Based Tests for Pharmaceutical Grade Recombinant Human Growth

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J. BRUNO et al.
Operational Technologies Corp., USA

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Identification and detection of LH in urine

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C. GOEBEL et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia
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Detection of circulating anti-Neu5Gc antibodies as a proof of use of recombinant glycoproteins: rEPO and analogues

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J. PASCUAL et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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Characterization and detection of prolonged Endothelin receptors antagonists administration

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S. OSTOJIC et al.
Centre for Health, Excercise and Sports Sciences, Stari DIF, Serbia

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Synthesis and in-vitro metabolism of sirtuins - a class of emerging drugs with misuse potential in elite sport

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University Cologne, Germany

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Development of Reliable Blood Tests for the Detection of Gene Doping after Intramuscular Injection of Recombinant Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors

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R. SNYDER et al.
University of Florida, USA
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Determination of red blood cell deformability in athletes during the course of the year: Considering gender, ethinic and traning conditions

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M. GRAU et al.
German Sport University Cologne, Germany
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Detection of doping with synthetic cannabinoids: metabolic studies and in vitro generated reference material

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G. FORSDAHL et al.
Seibersdorf Labor GmbH, Austria

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Cardiovascular and central actions of drugs classed as stimulants

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J.R. DOCHERTY
Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
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Carbon Isotope Ratio Determination of Seized Nandrolone, Boldenone and Testosterone

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C. SAGREDO et al.
Oslo University Hospital, Norway
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Prenanalytical and analytical characterization of circulating micro RNA-144 for the detection of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent abuse

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N. LEUENBERGER et al.
Swiss Laboratory for Analysis, Switzerland

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Development of an analytical method for 19-norandrosterone, Boldenone, and Formestane in urine by on-line-coupling of LC-GC-MS and LC-GC-IRMS

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J. VILLEN et al.
Universidad de Castilla-La-Mancha, Spain
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Testosterone minuse: evaluation of metabolites conjugated wtih glucuronic acid stable to hydrolysis with b-glucuronidase to improve detection capabilities

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R. VENTURA et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Evaluation of Solid Phase Microextraction for Improved Multi-Residue Extraction and Analysis of Prohibited Substances by LC-MS/MS

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J. PWALISZYN et al.
University of Waterloo, Canada
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Application of transcriptional and proteomic profiling to the detection of recombinant human Growth Hormone (rhGH)

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B. GRAY  et al.
Bond University Limited, Austrailia
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Useful infomraiton about recently reported testosterone metabolites related wtih doping control analysis

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J.O. POZO et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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Clenbuterol in meat: a source for a positive doping control? Search for analytical strategy to distinguish abuse from meat contamination

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S. STERK et al.
RIKILT Institute for Food Safety, Netherland
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Detection of autologous blood transfusion by analysis of erythrocyte density fractions and flow cytometry

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T. POTTGIESSER et al.
University Hospital of Freiburg, Germany
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Trojan horses in blood doping: can liposomes interact with haemoglobin, mask HBOCs or alter the haematological profile 

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F. BOTRE et al.
Federazione Medico Sportiva (FMSI), Italy
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Novel methods for identificaiton of recombinant glycoprotein hormones

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M. UEKI et al.
Japan Chemical Analysis Centre (JCAC) Japan
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Direct urinalysis of steroids

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P. VAN EENOO et al.
DoCoLab Ugent, Belgium
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AICAR: Determination of AICAR-ribotide in red blood cells as long term marker for an illicit AICAR application

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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The Influence of Gender and Race on the Ergogenic and Pharmacokinetic Impact of Inhaled and Oral Terbutaline

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G. WHYTE et al.
Loverpool John Moores University, UK
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Statistical significance of hair analysis of clenbuterol to dicriminate therapeutic use from contamination

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D. THIEME et al.
IDAS Dresden, Germany

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Detection of sulfo-conjugated anabolic steroids metabolites in antidoping intital and confirmatory  analysis

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E. LYRIS et al.
Doping Control Laboratory of Athens, Greece
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Effects of glucocorticoid during repeated bouts of high-intensity exercise

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M.C. DO et al.
Laboratory CIAMS, France
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Long-term effects of Beta2-agonists on skeletal muscle characteristics, hypertrophy and exercise performance in healthy trained males and elite athletes

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V. BACKER et al.
Bispebjerg Hospital, Denmark
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Direct gene doping detection: generation, characterisation and validation of a synthetic reference material for routine testing

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A. BAOUTINA et al.
Commmonwealth of Australia, Australia

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Accepted 2010

Optimization of the synthesis of the chemical stabilization mixture of urine samples with simultaneous minimization of analytical matrix interferences

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS et al.
Doping Control Laboratory of Athens, Greece
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Informatics, Cross-Study Analysis and Molecular Singatures for the Detction of Doping

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T. FRIEDMANN et al.
Univesrity of California San Diego, USA
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Isoform specific tests to detect GH doping

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M. UEKI et al.
Japan Chemical Analysis Center, Japan

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Human androgen disposition - decisive determinants of vairability

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A. RANE et al.
Karolinska Instritute, Sweden

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Circulating MicroRNAs as stable biomarkers for detection of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent abuse

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N. LEUENBERGER et al.
Laboratoire Suisse d'Analyse du Dopage, Switzerland

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Identification of Novel Serum Biomarkers for Erythropoietin Abuse: A Proteomic approach

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B. CHRISTENSEN et al.
Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

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A fair competition for the Growth Hormone Secretagogue receptor

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R. GUTIERREZ-GALLEGO et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Biosensor-based detection of hepcidin as a new biomaker of erythropoiesis stimulators abuse

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G. CAIRO et al.
University of Milan, Italy

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Detection of illicit administration of human chorionic gonadotropin using immunoaffinity extraction and mass spectrometric detection

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H. LUND et al.
University of Oslo, Norway
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Potential of recently reported testosterone metabolites as markers for testosterone misuse in challenging cases

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O.J. POZO et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Investigation on steroid profile alteration and metabolite excretion of the supplement ingredient androst-1-ene-3,17-dione for improvements of analytical result interpretation

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M.K. PARR et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Degradation of urine samples and its influence on the 13C/12C ratios of excreted steroids

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M. PIPER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Detection of small interfering RNA (siRNA) as gene doping strategy using combined biochemical and mass spectrometric approaches

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Hypothalamic-putuitary-gonadal axis feedback-Endocrine profiling as a supportive technique to detect abuse of anabolic, androgenic drugs inclusind SARMs

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P. DIEL et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Synthesis and Analysis of the Metabolites of several Beta-blockers for Doping Control

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J. YLI-KAUHALUOMA et al.
University of Helsinki, Finland

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Protein target prediction for identifying molecules with performance-enhancing potential

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J. MITCHELL et al.
University of St Andrews, UK

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Enhancing the Sensitivity of the 2D-PAGE detection assay for hGH doping - follow up study

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Test for blood transfusion (Autologous / Homologous) based on observed changes of Erythrocyte Membrane Protome

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Z. NIKOLOVSKI et al.
University of Glasgow, UK
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Characterization and detection of Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides and their Metabolites using in-vitro and in-vivo approaches

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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The Impact of gender and race on the Ergogenic and Pharmacokinetic effects of chronic high dose short acting 2-Agonist use

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G. WHYTE et al.
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

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The use of Cytochrome P450 inhibitors in sport. A new generation of doping masking agents

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M. MAZZARINO et al.
Federazione Medico Sprotiva, Italy

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Origin production of 19-norandrosterone in human urine samples and doping analysis

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X. de la TORRE et al.
Federazione Medico Sportiva Italiana, Italy
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Evaluation of human Cryopreserved Hepatocytes as an in vitro model for Metabolism studies of Doping Agents

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G. FORSDAHL et al.
Seibersdorf Labor GmbH, Austria

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Ergogenic effects of high doses beta2-agonist on aerobic capacity, muscular power and recovery in health trained men

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V. BACKER et al.
Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
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Serum Markers for Parenteral Application of Testoterone Preparations

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G. GMEINER et al.
Seibersdorf Labor GmbH, Austria

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Suitability of in competition testing in blood compared to urine matrix

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N. BAUME et al.
Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analysis, Switzerland

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Alternative Steroid Profiling Part II

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P. VAN EENOO et al.
University of Ghent, Belgium

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Application of minimally-invasive method for mRNA sampling and addition of miRNA to the detection of r-HuEpo use by athletes

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Y. PITSILADIS et al.
University of Glasgow, UK
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Influence of renal flow rate on urinary concentration of compounds of interest to anti-doping agencies

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R. MAUGHAN et al.
Loughborough University, UK
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Subject-based profiling for the detection of lower dose testosterone administration in sport investigating the value of serum

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A. KICMAN et al.
King's College London, UK
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Exploring the potentials of transcriptomic and novel micro RNA screening approaches for the indirect detection of gene doping

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P. SIMON et al.
University of  Mainz, Germany
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Development of standardized methods for determinational of hCG in urine

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U.H. STENMAN 
Faculty of Medicine, Finland


Influence of athletes' hyperhydration on sample collection procedure in terms of urine pharmacokinetics of representative prohibited substances

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS et al.
Anti-Doping Laboratory, Doha, Qatar
 

Accepted 2009

Are liposomes masking agents? An investigation on the interaction between liposomes and anabolic steroids

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F. BOTRE et al.
Federatione Medico Sportiva Italiana,Italy

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Effect of Sildenafil on atheletic performance in athletes with spinal cord injury: a prospective, placebo controlled, blinded, crossover study

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S. WILLICK et al.
International Paralympic Committee, Germany

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Pharmacogenomics of inhaled Beta2-agonists and Athletic Performance

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M. KOEHLE et al.
University of British Columbia, Canada
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Stable Isotope Analysis of Alkaloids and other biogenic Amines relevant to Doping Control

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W. SCHÄNZER
German Sport University, Germany
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Influence of LH-RH application on urine and plasma levels of testosteroine, LH-RH, LH and steroid profile

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Physiological and Analytical Factors affecting Carbon Isotope Ratios of Testosterone and Androstanediols

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany
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Confirmation of differentially expressed genes associated with autologous transfusion

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M. ASHENDEN et al.
SIAB Research Pty Ltd, Australia

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The Pharmacokinetics of repetitive doses of inhaled Salbutamol, Terbutaline and Formoterol and cardiorespiratory side effects of high doses of beta-agonists

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V. BACKER et al.
Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

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Educational external quality assessment scheme (EQAS) for the implementation of the finalized version of the isoform assays to detect GH doping in sports in WADA-accredited laboratories

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M. BIDLINGMAIER
Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany
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GH isoforms measured by the differential immunoassays in early and late pregnancy, in patients with pituitary diseases and diabetes

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M. BIDLINGMAIER et al.
Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany
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Pharmacological characterization of nucleosides as potential modulators of erythropoietin production and effects

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P. A. BOREA et al.
University of Ferrara, Italy

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Development of Ultrasensitive DNA Aptamer-Based Assays for Natural and Recombinant Human Growth Hormone in Serum and Urine

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J. BRUNO
Operational Technologies Corporation, USA

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Yeast transactivation systems to support (routine) doping analytics

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P. DIEL et al.
Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln, Germany

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Detecting blood manipulation from total hemoglobin mass using 15-nitric oxide as tracer gas

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R. GABLER et al.
INVIVO GmbH, Germany
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Carbon Isotope Ratio Determination and Investigation of Possible Presence of Manipulating Substances in Seized Testosterone

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G. GMEINER
Austrian Research Centers, Austria

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Low molecular weight luteinizing hormone receptor agonists

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C. GOEBEL et al.
National Measurement Institute, Australia
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Detection of Indirect Androgen Doping with a GnRH Analog (Leuprolide)

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D. HANDELSMAN et al.
ANZAC Research Institute, Australia

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Pharmacological manipulation of the central nervous system: Evidence of performance benefits and implications for the list of prohibited substances

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R. MAUGHAN et al.
Loughborough University, UK

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Determination of blood nicotine and cotinine concentrations before, during and after exercise performance

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T. MUNDEL et al.
Massey University, New Zealand

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Certified Reference Materials for accuracy in longitudinal monitoring for testosterone abuse

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J. MURBY et al.
National Measurement Institute, Australia

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Preparation and characterisation of new immunopurified urinary and plasmatic EPO standards. Acronym: REFEPOS

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J. A. PASCUAL et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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Experimental model for the study of the effects of platelet derived growth factors on muscles

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F. PIGOZZI et al.
University of Rome “Foro Italico”, Italy

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Implementation of HPLC/orbitrap mass spectrometry as a general screening method for doping control

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G. RODCHENKOV et al.
Moscow Antidoping Centre, Russia

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Development of urinary threshold levels for the detection of misuse of glycerol in sports

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany
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Detection of steroids by fast gas chromatography triple quadrupole tandem mass spectrometry (GC-QqQ)

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P. VAN EENOO et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium

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Steroid metabolism & the chimeric mouse model

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P. VAN EENOO et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium
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Salbutamol metabolism, How to differentaite oral vs inhaled administrations: Looking outside the box


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X. de la TORRE et al.
Federatione Medico Sportiva Italiana, Italy
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AICAR Determination of endogenous values to establish a threshold to distinghuish exogenous administration

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M. THEVIS
German Sport University, Germany

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Optimization of the method for the detection of erythropoietin and its analogues

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F. GARRIBBA
Federatione Medico Sportiva Italiana, Italy

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Quantitation of hGH Concentration in Serum Samples from Top Athletes with Caucasian and African Origin in order to prove existing Reference Ranges

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W. SCHÄNZER
German Sport University, Germany
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Metabolism of anabolic androgenic steroids: evaluation of sulfate conjugated metabolites to improve detection capabilities

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R. VENTURA
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Blood Doping Screening through Capilary Electrophoresis

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C. HARRISON
San Diego State University, USA

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Differentiation between the adminsitarion of the aromatase inhibitor Androstatrienedione, and the anabolic androgenic steroids Boldione and Boldenone

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Precursor ion scanning for the detection of new stroids markers. Evaluation of population factors in the detectability of these markers.
Routine application of precursor ion scanning for the open detection of anabolic steroids

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J. POZO MENDOZA et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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The impact of gender, race and hydration status on the ergogenic and pharmacokinetic impact of short acting β2-Agonists

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G. WHYTE et al.
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

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Storage contamination as a potential diagnostic test for autologous blood transfusion

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M. ASHENDEN et al.
SIAB Research Pty Ltd, Australia

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Heparin: (more than) a masking agent in Epo-doping control

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C. REICHEL et al.
Austrian Research Centers - ARC, Austria
 

Accepted 2008

Improving the traceability of steroid abuse by introduction of 2H/1H-analysis of urinary steroids

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U. FLENKER et al.
German Sport University, Germany
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Development Beta2 adrenoreceptor agonist and elite athletes pharmacokinetics, physiological and pharmacogenetic

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V. BACKER et al.
Copenhagen University hospital Hormon Lab, Germany

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Development of a Method for the Detection of Doping with all Forms of Recombinant Erythropoitins in Human Blood

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C. REICHEL
Austrian Research Centers GmbH-ARC, Austria

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Beta2-agonists: modes of action and new tools for their detection

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R. CANDAU et al.
Université Montpellier, France

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Characterization of Erythropoietin (EPO) Produced in Liver, a Potential Source to Atypical EPO Profiles in Doping

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Y. DEHNES et al.
Aker University Hospital, Norway
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Precursor ion scanning for the detection of new steroid markers and the development of an LC-MS screening method for these markers

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F. DELBEKE
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium

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Improvement of a Myostatin Imperacer assay towards a high-sensitive test system for the detection of anabolic manipulations, including gene doping strategies

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P. DIEL et al.
German Sports University, Germany

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Effects of anxiolytics on Fine Tuning (Neuromuscular) Activity Performance

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E. ERGEN et al.
FITA (International Archery Federation), Switzerland

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Robustness of Stable Isotope Analytical Techniques in Doping Control

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U. FLENKER,
German Sport University, Germany

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Genomic, Proteomic and Informatics Analysis of Doping

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T. FRIEDMANN et al.
The Regents of the University of California,USA

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Screening of Designer Steroids by NMR/Pattern Recognition

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS et al.
OAKA, Greece

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GASepo software package

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G. GMEINER,
Austrian Research Centers GmbH - ARC, Austria

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The Effect of Training, Altitude Exposure and Athlete's sex on Expression of Genes know to Change Following Autologous Blood Transfusion

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C. GORE et al.
Australian Sports Commission, Australia

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A Holistic approach to (glycol) protein hormone doping analysis

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R. GUTIERREZ GALLEGO et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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Determination of the Etpitope Specificity of Anti-20 kDa Antibodies by SPR – Search for Complementary Immunoglobulins, Acronym: 20-UP

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R. GUTIERREZ GALLEGO et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Development of Valid Immunoassay Methods for LH in Urine

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
National Measurement Institute, Australia

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Nanoparticles-based immunomagnetic extraction-capillary zone electrophoresis- native fluorescence detection: a novel strategy towards fast and cost-efficient detection of erythropoietin

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Z. LIU et al.
University China, China

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Improved Detection of Testosterone Abuse

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L. MACKAY et al.
National Measure Institute, Australia
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Detection of autologous blood transfusion by proteomics:screening to find unique biomarkers

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C. MALM et al.
Umea University, Sweden

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Skeletal Muscle Proteome Alterations after long term Anabolic Steroid Abuse

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C. MALM et al.
Umea University, Sweden

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Affinity-Based Biosensing (ABBs) for gene doping detection: an integrated approach

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M. MINUNNI et al.
Universita degli Sutdi di Firenze Sesto, Italy

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Detection of the non-human N-glycolyl- neuraminic acid (Neu5Gc) using immunopurification and chipLC/MS/MS. Acronym GLYCOCHIP

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J. PASCUAL et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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A Gene Microarray Based approach to the Detection of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Doping in Endurance Athletes

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Y. PITSILADIS et al.
University of Glasgow, UK

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Detection of Autologous Blood Transfusion Using Activated Red Blood Cells (the red blood cells eNOS System)

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P. PLATEN et al.
University of Bochum, Germany

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Detecting Blood Manipulation from Total Hemoglobin Mass – Minor or Major Confounding Effects of Injury, Illness, Long-Lasting Exercise, and Maturation?

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W. SCHMIDT et al.
University of Bayreuth, Germany

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Sensitivity and Specificity of a Gene Doping Test Detecting Transgenic DNA on a Single Molecule Level in Peripheral Blood Probes

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P. SIMON et al.
Medical University Clinic , Germany

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Development of a high through put reference method for multiplex analysis of biomarkers of Growth Hormone Abuse

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P. TEALE et al.
HFL Ltd, UK

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GH-2004 Validation of novel assays for the GH marker approach in the detection of GH abuse in sport

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R. HOLT.
University of Southampton, UK

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Part of hGH project Final Validation for Implementation of GH Detection. Second Step: Delay of Transport. Third Step: Reproductibility of result between A and B sample depending on storage

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M. SAUGY
Laboratoire Suisse d'Analyses du Dopage, Switzerland

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Final Validation for Implementation of GH Detection First Step: Collection Scenarios

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M. SAUGY
Laboratoire Suisse d'Analyses du Dopage, Switzerland

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Human Androgen Disposition - Decisive Determinants of Variability

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A. RANE
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

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Development of a Screening Tool for Peptide Hormones Using Immunoaffinity Purification and LC-MS/MS

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Effort urine: what is it ?

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M. SAUGY,
Laboratoire Suisse d’Analyses du Dopage, Switzerland

Accepted 2007

Exploration of luteinizing hormone (LH) variations in relation with boxing match

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F. LASNE
Agence Fancaise de Lutte contre le Dopage, France
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Identification and Mass Spectrometric Characterization of Urinary Proteins other than EPO Binding to Clone AE7A5 Anti-Human EPO Antibody

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C. REICHEL et al.
Austrian Research Centers GmbH-ARC, Austria

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The use of Blood mRNA Technology to Detect Abuse with GH and IFG-I in Sport

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R. HOLT et al.
University of Southhampton, UK

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Nutritional Supplements - still a risk of Inadvertent Doping? An extended WADA follow up study of the International ICO Study from 2002

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H. GEYER et al.
German Sport university, Germany

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Development of a Reliable Blood Test for the Detection of Doping after Intramuscular Injection of Recombinant Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors

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R. O. SNYDER et al.
University of Florida , USA

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Development of a Highly-Sensitive Quantitative Assay to Detect siRNA- Mediated Gene Doping

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J. RUPERT et al.
University of British Columbia, Canada
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Characterization, Diagnosis and prevention of various microbiological contaminants in urine samples

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J. APAJALAHTI et al.
Alimetrics Ltd, Finland

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Identification/detection of novel anaemia drugs

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M. ASHENDEN et al.
SIAB Research Pty Ltd, Australia

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Development of detection method of hydrolysed rapid-acting insulin analogues in human urine by ion trap mass spectrometry

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C. AYOTTE
INRS-Institut Armand Frappier, Canada

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Pilot Project for a WADA Bioinformatics Core Facility

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R. BHASKER
University of California, USA

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Metabolic detection of insulin abuse in sport

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G. BIOLO et al.
Trieste, Italy
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Rapid affinity purification process of EPO form urine as pre-treatment step for the IEF EPO doping test

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J. CARLSSON,
Uppsala University ,Sweden

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Immunological detection of tetracosactide in serum for anti-doping control purpose

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J. de CEAURRIZ et al.
Agence Française de Lutte contre le Dopage, France

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Glucocoricoid and performance: Possible mechanisms of action

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K. COLLOMP et al.
Laboratoire LAPSEP, France

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Detection and stability of thiazide drugs

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F. DELBEKE et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium

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Development and harmonization of direct urinalysis quantitative methods for threshold substances

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F. DELBEKE et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium
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Development of analytical methods for the quantitative determination of beta-agonists and determination of detection times after therapeutic use

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F. DELBEKE et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium

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Genomic, Proteomic and informatics analysis of Doping

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T. FRIEDMANN et al.
University of California, USA

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Derivatization of anabolic Steroids for Low Concentration Detection by LCMS in Doping Control Analysis

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS
OAKA, Greece

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Harmonisation of uncertainty calculations of the quantitative doping control analytical procedures

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS et al.
OAKA, Greece

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Rapid Multi-residue extraction and analysis method for prohibited substances in urine

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia

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Confirmation of Doping with Natural Androgens by Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry;
Simplifying the analytical Procedure and Increasing the Evidential Power

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A.T. KICMAN et al.
King's College London, U.K

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Development of tests for detecting hypoxia-inducible gene doping to enhance athletic performance

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S. LAHIRI et al.
University of Pennsylvania, USA

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Certification of steroid carbon isotope ratios in a freeze dried urine
Certified Reference Material

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L. MACKAY et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia

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Detection of autologous blood transfusion by proteomics: screening to find unique biomarkers

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C. MALM,
Umea University, Sweden

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Quantitative Proteomics of rhGH-Doping by Multiplexed Stable Isotope Labeling and MALDI-TOF/TOF Mass Spectrometry

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C. REICHEL et al.
Austrian Research Centers GmbH-ARC, Austria
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Decreased pulmonary artery pressure by oral sildenafil ingestion at mild altitude and during exercise in air pollution increases exercise performance

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K.W. RUNDELL et al.
Marywood University Scranton, USA

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Identification and Characterization of Transcriptional Markers Diagnostic of Autologous Blood Doping

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J. RUPERT et al.
University of British Columbia, Canada

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13C/12C Analysis of Urinary Epitestosterone

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Synthesis and Characterisation of Metabolites for the Integration in a Comprehensive Screening Procedure utilizing LC-MS/MS

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Autologus blood transfusion detection through erythrocyte membrane proteome changes after blood storage

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J. SEGURA et al.
Fundacio IMIM , Spain

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Distinction between systemic and topic use of xenobiotic glucocorticoids in urine: Pilot Study Acronym: CORTICOTOPIC

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J. SEGURA et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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The effects of short-term use of inhaled salbutamol on anaerobic and aerobic exercise performance

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B. SPORER et al.
Pacific Sport Canadian Sport Centre Vancouver, Canada

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Fast analysis of insulin/c-peptide ratios in plasma as possible indicators for insulin misuse employing ELISA methods

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Synthesis and in vitro metabolism studies of selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs) currently undergoing clinical trial (llb)


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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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A Forensic Approach to the Fight against Doping

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M. SAUGY
Laboratoire Suisse d'Analyses du Dopage, Switzerland
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Characterisation by surface plasmon resonance of monoclonal antibodies that adress growth hormone isoforms

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R. GUTIERREZ GALLEGO et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Synthesis of main metabolites of several aromatase inhibitors and antiestrogens as reference compounds for doping analytics

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J. YLI-KAUHALUOMA et al.
University of Helsinki, Finland

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Accepted 2006

13C/12C Analysis of urinary boldenone and its main metabolite in trace amounts

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Metabonomic signature in bike athletes: a Pilot Study

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Y. Le BOUC et al.
Hopital St Antoine, France

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Chip technology for the detection of growth hormone abuse extension

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R. GUTIERREZ-GALLEGO et al.
Fundacion IMIM, Spain

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Hydropyrolysis as a preparative technique for compound-specific carbon Isotope ratio measurement of endogenous steroids

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M. SEPHTON et al.
Imperial College, UK

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Quantification of 19-Norandrosterone and 19-Noretiocholanolone Conjugates in plasma and urine samples by LC/MS/MS: Metabolic Studies with Nanadrolone

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C. SAUDAN et al.
Laboratoire Suisse d'Analyse du Dopage, Switzerland

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Investigation of indirect markers of autologous blood transfusion in peripheral blood samples

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M. ASHENDEN et al.
SIAB Research Pty Ltd, Australia

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Determination of the origin of low urinary levels of 19-norandrosterone by GC/C/IRMS
 
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C. AYOTTE
INRS-Institut Armand Frappier, Canada

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Purification of EPO in urine samples prior to detection by Isoelectric focusing

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C. AYOTTE et al.
INRS-Institut Armand Frappier, Canada

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Genetic regulation of epitestosterone glucuronidation. Consequences for evaluation of urinary T/E ratio

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J. P. BERG et al.
Aker University Hospital, Norway
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Metabolism of steroids via humanized livers in mice

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F.T. DELBEKE et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium

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Prohormones: market survey analysis, distribution and dissemination of information

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F.T. DELBEKE et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium

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Advancement of the yeast transactivation system as a screening test for the structure independent identification of anabolic steroid misuse

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P. DIEL et al.
German Sports University, Germany

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hGH antibodies and kit development and production

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A. ERNST,
SphingoTec GmbH, Germany

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Genetic variability, the urinary testosterone/epitestosterone ratio and anabolic steroids abuse

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M. FINEL et al.
University of Helsinki, Finland

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Can Sildenafil Improve Exercise Performance at Moderate Altitude?

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A.L. FRIEDLANDER et al.
University of Miami, USA

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Uniform calibration standards and methodology for GC-C-IRMS analysis of endogenous anabolic steroids

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS et al.
OAKA, Greece

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PCR based DNA analyses and steroid profiling for the detection of manipulation and individualisation of urine samples in doping control

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H. GEYER et al.
German Sport university, Germany
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Molecular Signatures of IGF-1 gene doping after AAV-Mediated gene transfer

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M. GIACCA et al.
International Centre for Genetic Engieering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), Italy

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Proteomic analysis of serum exposed to GH: a future essay for detection of GH doping

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J.O. JORGENSEN et al.
Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

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Development of tests for detecting Myostatin-based doping to enhance athletic performance

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T.S. KHURANA et al.
University of Pennsylvania, USA

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Development of antibodies to human asialo erythropoietin. Possible application to a confirmation procedure in anti-doping control of recombinant erythropoietin

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F. LASNE et al.
Laboratoire National de Dépistage du Dopage, France

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Development of an ELISA for Rapid Specific Detection of recombinant Erythropoietin and ARANESP (Darbepoetin alfa) in Biological Fluids

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A.K. MURRAY,
Glycozyme Inc. USA

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Structural elucidation of the glycans present in human urinary EPO

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J. A. PASCUAL et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Hemoglobin concentration and related variables in world elite endurance athletes; influence of position, water/food intake, exercise, and altitude

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B. SALTIN,
Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre (CMRC), Denmark
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Development of a web-based tool for the forensic evaluation of any longitudinal marker of doping

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M. SAUGY,
Laboratoire Suisse d’Analyses du Dopage, Switzerland

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Identification and synthesis of a new long-term excreted metabolite of metandienone

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W. SCHÄNZER,
German Sport University, Germany

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Long-term metabolites of 17 methylsteroids - investigation on 18-nor-17-hydroxymethyl 17 methyl-androstane derivatives

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Mass Spectrometric characterization and identification of endogenous and synthetic insulins

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W. SCHÄNZER,
German Sport University, Germany

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Comparative gene expression profiling in human buccal epithelium and leukocytes after the abuse of beta-2-agonists and anabolic steroids

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M. SCHONFELDER et al.
Technical Unviersity of Munich, Germany

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IMAGENE: Non-invasive molecular imaging of gene expression useful for doping control: Extension study in animals after erythropoietin gene transfer

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J. SEGURA et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Overall approach for blood transfusion detection (autologous/homologous)

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J. SEGURA et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Sensitivity and Specificity of a gene doping test detecting transgenic DNA on a single molecule level in peripheral blood probes

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P. SIMON et al.
Medical University Clinic Tubingen, Germany

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A Pilot Study to Develop a Reliable Blood Test for the Detection of Gene Doping after Intramuscular Injection of Naked Plasmid DNA

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R.O. SNYDER et al.
University of Florida , USA

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Analysis of growth hormone isoform profiles in human plasma using proteomics strategies

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Organization and management of a proficiency test for homologous blood transfusion

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M. SAUGY
Laboratoire Suisse d'Analyses du Dopage, Switzerland

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Accepted 2005

The detection and Confirmation of Androstenediol Abuse in Athletes

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory, Australia

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Potential Direct and Indirect Ergogenic effects of Glucocorticoids

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K. COLLOMP et al.
Universite d'Orleans, France

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Investigation into Metabolism and Detection in URine of New Substances Specified in the WADA 2005 List

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory, Australia

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Development of Membrane Assisted Isoform Immunoassay for Rapid Detection of rhEPO in Doping

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J. CARLSSON et al.
Uppsala University, Sweden

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Alternative Steriod Profiling

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F. T. DELBEKE et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent , Belgium

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High sensitive detection of genetically and pharmacological manipulations of the myostatin signal transduction pathway by multiplex immuno pcr fingerprint analysis

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P. DIEL et al.
German Sports University, Germany

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Effects of exhaustive exercise on endogenous production of steroid hormones (nandrolone, DHEAs and testosterone) in females

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B. DUGUE et al.
University of Poitiers, France

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Stabilization of urine and blood in the doping control sealed containers after the addition by the kit manufacturers of stabilization agents

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS
OAKA, Greece

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Application of microarray technology for the detection of changes in gene expression after doping with recombinant hgh - part 2

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G. GMEINER et al.
ARC Seibersdorf Research GmbH, Austria

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Bitter-Sweet differences between native and recombinant glycoprotein hormones - application to antidoping strategies

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R. GUTIERREZ GALLEGO et al.
Municipal Institute of Medical Research Foundation, Spain

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Detection of growth hormone doping by gene expression profiling of peripheral blood cells in humans

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K.K. HO et al.
Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia

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The Development of a Methodology for Detecting Abuse with IGF-I in Sport

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R.I.G. HOLT et al.
University of Southampton, UK
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Understanding of microbiological processes in doping control

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A. LEINONEN et al.
United Laboratories Ltd. Finland

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Production of testosterone/ epitestosterone (T/E) certified reference materials in urine and solution

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L. MACKAY et al.
Commonwealth of Australia, Australia

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AR.I.E.T.T.A Artificial Intelligence Evoking Target Testing in Antidoping

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F. MANFREDINI et al.
International Biathlon Union, Austria

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Rapid screening (and confirmatory) method for rEPO and NESP based on immuno-recognition of its exogenous N-glycolylneuraminic acid content

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J. PASCUAL et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain
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Development of a prototype blood-based test for exogenous erythropoietin activity based on transcriptional profiling

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J. RUPERT et al.
University of British Columbia, Canada

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Combined screening on diuretics and heavy volatile nitrogen containing doping substances, investigations on the metabolism and synthesis of phase II metabolites

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Monitoring total hemoglobin mass (tHb)-the target parameter of endurance athletes-to detect blood manipulation

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W.F.J. SCHMIDT et al.
University of Bayreuth, Germany

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Qualitative and Quantitative Determination of Insulin like Growth Factor-I (IGF-I) or Synthetic Analogues in Human Plasma

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M. THEVIS et al.
German Sport University, Germany
 
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Synthesis of Mesocarb Metabolites as Reference Compounds for Doping Analytics

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J. YLI-KAUHALUOMA
University of Helsinki,Finland

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Accepted 2004

Detection of recombinant human LH as doping agent

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D.J. HANDELSMAN et al.
ANZAC Research Institute, Australia

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Development and application of a tight bioassay - based control system for steroids and other prohibited substances in sports doping analysis

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E. SONNEVELD et al.
BioDetection Systems B.V. The Netherlands

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Prevalence of the exercise-induced bronchoconstriction using the mannitol test, insight into potential ergogenic and deleterious effects of beta-2 agonists

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R. CANDAU et al.
Universite de Montpellier, France

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Metabolism of "new" anabolic steroids; development of in vitro methodology in metabolite production and analytical techniques

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T. KUURANNE et al.
United Laboratories Ltd, Finland

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Development of a universal screening procedure for acidic, neutral and doping agents in urine

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A. LEINONEN et al.
United Laboratories Ltd, Finland

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Characterisation of chemical and pharmacological properties of steriods of related to doping of atheles

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C. AYOTTE
INRS-Institut Armand Frappier, Canada

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Evaluation of membrane-assisted isoform immunoassay (MAIIA) for direct detection of rhEPO in doping

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J. CARLSSON et al.
Uppsala University, UK

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Criteria setting for the misuse of glucocorticosteroids

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J. DE CEAURRIZ et al.
Laboratoire National de Depistage du Dopage (LNDD), France

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Development of pharmacological in vitro test systems for the structure independent identification of anabolic substances

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P. DIEL et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Application of Time-of-Flight mass spectrometry for the unification and expansion of the window of screening methods of the WADA laboratories

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C. GEORGAKOPOULOS et al.
OAKA, Greece

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Bioassay-based screening and detection of novel designer androgens

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D.J. HANDELSMAN et al.
Research Institute Concord Hospital, Australia

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Improved methodology for detecting and confirming the abuse of glucocorticosteroids

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory, Australia

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Determination of Inter-day variations in hGH markers in athletes

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A. KNIESS.
Institute of Doping analysis and Sports, Germany

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Endocrine study on the effects of testosterone gel application in male athletes

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P. PLATEN et al.
Institute of Cardiology and Sports Medicine, Germany

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The application of cellular chemistry and proteomic approaches to the detection of gene doping

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J. ROBERTS et al.
HFL Ltd, UK

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Study of a new procedure to detect haemoglobin-enhancing substances or methods that improve oxygen transfer

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P. SALLET
Audirep, Groupe d'Etudes Marketing, France

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The detection of the misuse of testosterone gel

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Accepted 2003

Mass Spectrometric Characterization and Identification of Endogenous and Synthetic Insulins

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Development of Methods for the Detection of the Misuse of the Aromatase inhibitors Anastrozole, Letrozole and Vorozole in Urine

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Detection of Doping with 1-Testosterone

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M. WU
National Research Institute of Sports Medicine, China

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Metabolism and Excretion of 3,6,17- Androstenetrione

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F. DELBEKE et al.
Universiteit Gent-UGent, Belgium

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Microarray Detection Methods for GH and IGF-1

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T. FRIEDMANN et al.
University of California, USA

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Implementation of isoform-based GH test in 3 WADA accredited laboratories

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M. BIDLINGMAIER et al.
Klinikum der Universitaet, Germany

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Accepted 2003 - 3 year project
Accepted 2004 - 1 year
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Application of Microarray Technology for the Detection of Changes in Gene Expression after Doping with Recombinant Human Growth Hormone

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G. GMEINER et al.
ARC Seibersdorf Research, Austria

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GASEPO2- A software tool for analysis of EPO images after isoelectric focusing and double blotting

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Dr. G. GMEINER et al.
ARC Seibersdorf Research, Austria

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The improved detection of recombinant erythropoietin in urine using immunoaffinity chromatography

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory, Australia

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The dose of inhaled beta2-Agonists on athletic performance in non-asthmatic elite athletes: competitive or statistical significance?

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D.C. McKENZIE et al.
University of British Columbia, Canada

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Influence of Changes in diet on the dynamics of 13C/12C in selected urinary steroids

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Accepted 2002

The effects of factors such as exercise and disease on the distribution of urinary erythropoietin isoforms

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory, Australia

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Development of a proteomic technology platform for the generic detection of protein drugs in sport

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N. PACKER et al.
Proteome Systems Ltd, Australia

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Detection of doping with Ghrelin – Determination of blood profiles and urinary excretion, and stimulation of GH release after intravenous injection in athletes

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P. PLATEN
German Sport University, Germany

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Conversion of 4-Norandrostenedione, 4-Norandrostenediol and 5-Norandrostenediol to Nandrolone in Human Subjects

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Investigation about the deffects and the detection of finasteride, a substance which can be misused as masking agent in doping control

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W. SCHÄNZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Chip technology for the detection of growth hormone abuse

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J. SEGURA et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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GH-2004: The development of a methodology for detecting abuse with growth hormone in sport

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P. SÖNKSEN et al.
University of Southampton, UK

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Accepted 2002 – 1 year project
Renewed in 2004 – 1 year
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Mass spectometry of peptide hormones

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G. J. TROUT et al.
National Measurement Institute, Australia

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Development of solution and urine matrix CRMs for the detection of steroid doping

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S. WESTWOOD et al.
National Measurement Institute, Australia

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Accepted 2001

Enodogeneous testosterone, testosterone precursors and metabolites; 19 Nor-steroids and establishment of normal urinary levels of these related compounds

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E. Al-DUJAILI,
Queen Margaret University College, Scotland

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Detection of oxygen delivery enhancers using dual detection methodolodgy

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M. J. ASHENDEN et al.
SIAB Research Consortium, USA

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Analysis of 19-Norsteroids, testosterone and precursors metabolites in human urine by CG/C/IRMS

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C. AYOTTE et al.
INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier, Canada

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Excretion of 19 Nor-steroids from consumption of pork meat and offal: combined GC/MS and GC/C/IRMS analysis

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C. AYOTTE et al.
INRS - Institut Armand-Frappier, Canada

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Pharmacokinetics of pharmaceutical testosterone and T/Es in subjects with low and high baseline T/Es: assessment of the ethnic differences and of the sensitivity of various carbon isotope ratio methods relative to T/E

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D. H. CATLIN et al.
UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory, USA

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Human androgen metabolism, kinetics and excretion - Genetic and ethnic determinants of variation

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M. GARLE et al.
Karolinska Institute, Sweden

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Manipulation of muscle mass va the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor axis

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G. GOLDSPINK et al.
Royal Free and University College Medical School, UK

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Androgen/growth Factor study in young (AGSY)

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C. HAGEN, et al.
Odense University Hospital, Denmark

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Studies related to the metabolism of endogenously produced nandrolone and exogenously administered nandrolone precursors

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P. HEMMERSBACH et al.
Hormone Laboratory University Hospital, Norway

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Defining interaction between anabolic and peptide hormones requirements for a robust test for growth hormone doping

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K. HO et al.
Pituitary Research Unit, Institute of Medical Research, Australia

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Accepted 2001 – 3 year project
Renewed in 2004 – 1 year
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Ghrelin: a newly discovered growth hormone stimulating peptide

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J. O. JORGENSEN
Aarhus university Hospital, Denmark

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Detection of the abuse of haemoglobin-based blood substitutes in sport

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R. KAZLAUSKAS et al.
National Measurement Institute, Australia

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Detection of rEPO abuse in athletes

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M. MAGNANI et al.
Institute of Biochemistry "G.Fornaini", Italy

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An immediate implementation of a realistic strategy against rhEPO doping: two indirect blood parameters used for screening and a direct detection of rhEPO in urine for confirmation

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P. MANGIN et al.
Laboratoire Suisse D'analyse du Dopage, Switzerland

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Unequivocal confirmation of recombinant erythropoietin (rhEPO) in human urine through structural evidences of specific glycosylation

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J. PASCUAL et al.
Fundacio IMIM, Spain

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Accepted 2001 - 3 year project
Extended in 2004 - 1 year
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Detection and identification of plasma volume expanders based on polysaccharide structures in human urine combined with the analysis of the diuretic mannitol

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W. SCHANZER et al.
German Sport University, Germany

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Development of a test method to detect growth hormone abuse in sports

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C. J. STRASBURGER et al.
Charité Campus Mitte, Germany

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Production of pure substance CRMs for the detection of doping with testosterone precursors and 19 Nor-steroids

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S. WESTWOOD
National Measurement Institute, Australia

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