trapping H2S

Doug Caldwell caldwell at skyway.usask.ca
Thu Sep 17 12:31:05 EST 1998


Mark,

Don't forget the mercaptans (R-SH) that are also volatile (the most
volatile is CH3-SH).

Regards - Doug




>Does anyone know of a method to trap H2S (hydrogen sulfide) gas.
>Something similar to trapping CO2 in base would be preferable.  We're
>trying to get a handle on what volatile sulfur compounds might be given
>off from 35S-labeled bacteria, and only H2S really came to mind as
>"volatile."
>
>Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
>
>-Mark Fuller
>fuller at envirogen.com
>
>
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