is sodium azide toxic to rabbits?

Stacy Ferguson sferguso at kimbark.uchicago.edu
Tue Jul 26 22:39:39 EST 1994


In article <311afr$gjl at news.iastate.edu> 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?
>
>bip
>-- 
>bipin k. dalmia               the other night i was lying on my bed, looking
>bipin at iastate.edu             up at the beautiful stars, and i said to myself, 
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Well, I doubt it would be _good_ for them so why risk it? You could lose
both a rabbit and your precious protein. I'd dialyze it against PBS or some
other saline solution first. 

Stacy






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