Dariusz Zuba

Summary

Affiliation: Polish Academy of Sciences
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Analytical characterization of three hallucinogenic N-(2-methoxy)benzyl derivatives of the 2C-series of phenethylamine drugs
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Department of Forensic Toxicology, Krakow, Poland
    Drug Test Anal 5:634-45. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Identification and characterization of 2,5-dimethoxy-3,4-dimethyl-β-phenethylamine (2C-G)--a new designer drug
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Department of Forensic Toxicology, Krakow, Poland
    Drug Test Anal 5:549-59. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence and co-existence of active components of 'legal highs'
    Dariusz Zuba
    Department of Forensic Toxicology, Institute of Forensic Research, Krakow, Poland
    Drug Test Anal 5:420-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint 25C-NBOMe--new potent hallucinogenic substance identified on the drug market
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 227:7-14. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Detection of buphedrone in biological and non-biological material--two case reports
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 227:15-20. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Identification and characterization of 2,5-dimethoxy-4-nitro-β-phenethylamine (2C-N)--a new member of 2C-series of designer drug
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 222:298-305. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Alpha- and beta-asarone in herbal medicinal products. A case study
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31 033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 223:e5-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of "herbal highs" composition
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Toxicology, Kraków 31033, Poland
    Anal Bioanal Chem 400:119-26. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy and reliability of breath alcohol testing by handheld electrochemical analysers
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 178:e29-33. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Structural elucidation and identification of a new derivative of phenethylamine using quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    Karolina Sekuła
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033, Krakow, Poland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 27:2081-90. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Analytical characterization of three hallucinogenic N-(2-methoxy)benzyl derivatives of the 2C-series of phenethylamine drugs
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Department of Forensic Toxicology, Krakow, Poland
    Drug Test Anal 5:634-45. 2013
    ..Final elucidation of the structures was performed by NMR spectroscopy. The substances were also characterized by FTIR spectroscopy to corroborate the identity of the compounds...
  2. doi request reprint Identification and characterization of 2,5-dimethoxy-3,4-dimethyl-β-phenethylamine (2C-G)--a new designer drug
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Department of Forensic Toxicology, Krakow, Poland
    Drug Test Anal 5:549-59. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence and co-existence of active components of 'legal highs'
    Dariusz Zuba
    Department of Forensic Toxicology, Institute of Forensic Research, Krakow, Poland
    Drug Test Anal 5:420-9. 2013
    ..This paper summarizes potential dangers connected with the uncontrolled sale of psychoactive substances, and indicates important issues concerning the analysis of legal highs...
  4. doi request reprint 25C-NBOMe--new potent hallucinogenic substance identified on the drug market
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 227:7-14. 2013
    ..The substance was also characterized by FTIR spectroscopy to corroborate its identity. Final elucidation of the structure was performed by NMR spectroscopy...
  5. doi request reprint Detection of buphedrone in biological and non-biological material--two case reports
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 227:15-20. 2013
    ..Analyses of blood were carried out using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS). Buphedrone was found in the blood of the deceased at a concentration of 127 ng/mL and of the drug user/seller at 3 ng/mL...
  6. doi request reprint Identification and characterization of 2,5-dimethoxy-4-nitro-β-phenethylamine (2C-N)--a new member of 2C-series of designer drug
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 222:298-305. 2012
    ..NMR spectroscopy helped unequivocal elucidation of the structure. The applied identification procedure proved to be a powerful tool to determine the structure of a new designer drug...
  7. doi request reprint Alpha- and beta-asarone in herbal medicinal products. A case study
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31 033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 223:e5-9. 2012
    ..Taking into account the dosage written on packages that ranged from several to more than ten pellets/tablets a day, one can assume that the intake of such doses of asarone might be health-threatening...
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of "herbal highs" composition
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Toxicology, Kraków 31033, Poland
    Anal Bioanal Chem 400:119-26. 2011
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  9. doi request reprint Accuracy and reliability of breath alcohol testing by handheld electrochemical analysers
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033 Krakow, Poland
    Forensic Sci Int 178:e29-33. 2008
    ..The differences in results were independent of alcohol concentration (absolute difference (mg/L): r=0.054, p>0.1, y=0.011x+0.013; relative difference (%): r=0.020, p>0.1, y=0.90x+2.36)...
  10. doi request reprint Structural elucidation and identification of a new derivative of phenethylamine using quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    Karolina Sekuła
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31033, Krakow, Poland
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 27:2081-90. 2013
    ..The issue has been discussed in the context of 25I-NBMD [2-(4-iodo-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-N-[(2,3-methylenedioxyphenyl)methyl]ethanamine], a psychoactive substance first discovered on the drug market in 2012...
  11. doi request reprint Identification of naphthoylindoles acting on cannabinoid receptors based on their fragmentation patterns under ESI-QTOFMS
    Karolina Sekuła
    Institute of Forensic Research, Department of Forensic Toxicology, Krakow, Poland
    J Mass Spectrom 47:632-43. 2012
    ..Knowledge of the fragmentation mechanisms of naphthoylindoles could also be used by other researchers for identification of unknown substances in this chemical family...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the pharmacokinetics of ethanol in saliva and blood after oral ingestion
    Wojciech Gubała
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, PL 31 033 Krakow, Poland
    Pol J Pharmacol 55:639-44. 2003
    ..The study shows that the same factor equivalent to volume of distribution should be used in back calculation of alcohol concentration, and saliva alcohol analysis can be treated as independent method to test sobriety...
  13. doi request reprint Analysis of UR-144 and its pyrolysis product in blood and their metabolites in urine
    Piotr Adamowicz
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31 033 Krakow, Poland Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 233:320-7. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Profiling of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine by means of high-performance liquid chromatography
    Bogumiła Byrska
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, 31 033, Krakow, Poland
    Anal Bioanal Chem 390:715-22. 2008
    ..The developed method was based on the areas of 33 selected peaks corresponding to MDMA impurities. All examined samples were correctly classified into clusters corresponding to the synthetic route...
  15. ncbi request reprint Saliva as an alternative specimen for alcohol determination in the human body
    Wojciech Gubała
    Institute of Forensic Research, Krakow, Poland
    Pol J Pharmacol 54:161-5. 2002
    ..7%) and precision (SD = 0.0155 g/l). There is no matrix effect when water solutions are used for calibration instead of saliva...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimization of solid-phase microextraction conditions for gas chromatographic determination of ethanol and other volatile compounds in blood
    Dariusz Zuba
    Institute of Forensic Research, Westerplatte 9, PL 31 033, Krakow, Poland
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 773:75-82. 2002
    ..1 ml of I.S. were added to 0.5 ml of sample. Validation of the worked-out method was performed. For each analyte, the limits of detection and quantification, linearity, working range, accuracy and precision were determined or tested...
  17. ncbi request reprint Concentration of ethanol and other volatile compounds in the blood of acutely poisoned alcoholics
    Dariusz Zuba
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, 30 060 Krakow, Poland
    Alcohol 26:17-22. 2002
    ..Moreover, in most of the blood samples with a methanol concentration below 10 mg/l, the measured concentration of acetone was below 7 mg/l and that of isopropanol was below 2 mg/l...