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Cell Calcium. 2004 May;35(5):427-31.

Some precautions in using chelators to buffer metals in biological solutions.

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Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA. cpatton@stanford.edu

Abstract

Chelators and associated computer programs are commonly used to buffer metal ions in biological experiments. This communication discusses common misunderstandings and pitfalls in use of these buffers and provides information on choosing the best metal buffer for different experimental situations.

PMID:
15003852
DOI:
10.1016/j.ceca.2003.10.006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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