Wanted modified Alsever solution

Gerald Pier gpier at warren.med.harvard.edu
Tue Jun 20 17:24:00 EST 1995


Pierre:  Formula for Alsever's solution, from C.H. Collins and P.M. Lyne,
Microbiological Methods, 1970, Butterworth and CO., London.  Page 199 (you
need an older book to find these things):
Dextrose 20.5 grams
Sodium chloride (NaCl): 4.2 grams
Tri sodium citrate: 8.0 grams
Citric acid: 0.55 grams
Distilled water: 1000 ml 
You're on your own in calculating the citrate concentration here.  It's
been a long time since I took organic chemistry.


Jerry Pier


In article <pcomm.76.0011914F at cismibm.univ-lyon1.fr>,
pcomm at cismibm.univ-lyon1.fr (Pierre Commercon) wrote:

> hello everybody
> 
> help me, it is urgent
> 
> I am looking for the modified Alsever solution formula.
> 
> This solution is used to conserve Red Blood Cell in american commercial blood 
> solutions.
> 
> The citrate concentration in this solution is important for me, this solution 
> is known to inhibate some immunological reactions. 
> 
> The Alsever solution is unknown in France
> 
> Merci
> 
> Pierre
> pcomm at cismibm.univ-lyon1.fr



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