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Drop Date: April 2016

In This Drop: A Milestone in Salivary Cortisol Research

Last year marked a milestone in Salivary Bioscience history. Salivary Cortisol has now been featured in over 25,000 scientific research publications. For this issue of the Salivary Bioscience Bulletin, we wanted to take a moment to thank the scientific community for allowing Salimetrics to be a part of this journey.

In This Drop

Since its release in 1998, the Salimetrics Salivary Cortisol Assay Kit has evolved from being a novel alternative to radioimmunoassay, to becoming a fundamental building block of Salivary Bioscience Research. During this evolution, the number of scientific publications involving salivary cortisol has increased over 2,000%. Salivary Cortisol is now widespread across many fields of research including:

  • Stress
  • Reproductive Health
  • Mental Health
  • Wellness & Aging
  • Smoking & Environment
  • Biological sensitivity/Susceptibility to context
  • Sports & Performance
  • Inflammation
  • Obesity & Metabolic Problems
  • Social Behavior
  • Child Development
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • DNA and Gene Expression
  • Sleep & Circadian Rhythm
  • Animal Welfare
  • Nutrition & Health
  • Military, Law Enforcement, & Medical Training


Salimetrics is honored to support salivary cortisol researchers around the world by consistently delivering better results.



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