is sodium azide toxic to rabbits?

Ken McNeil kmcneil at molbio.cbs.umn.edu
Tue Jul 26 16:27:59 EST 1994


bipin at iastate.edu (Bipin K Dalmia) writes:

>i have a protein preparation which has 0.05% sodium azide in it. would
>that cause a problem when injected in rabbits for antibody production?

Think about it this way, would you like to have sodium azide injected into you?


You as a scientist should be making an effort to inflict as little discomfort
on the rabbit as possible. A simple dialysis of the protein prep should remove
the azide and give you protein for injection.
Ken




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