sbe at biochem.usyd.edu.au
Thu Oct 2 20:16:42 EST 1997
The classical complement pathway is dependent on both Ca2+ and Mg2+ and the
alternative pathway is Mg2+ dependent, so EDTA will reversibly block both.
In article <6113e4$6hm at peabody.colorado.edu>, maniero at stripe.Colorado.EDU
(MANIERO GREGORY) wrote:
|| Could anyone tell me if EDTA fixes complement? I would like to be able to
|| look at cells and complement activity in the same blood sample. I know
|| heparin won't work but was wondering about EDTA or citrate.
|| Thanks for your help
|| Greg Maniero | Stars move with silent sounds.
|| University of Colorado | The universe is calm.
|| Dept of Environmental, Population, | Leaning on a staff, I climb
|| and Organismic Biology | up to the terrace.
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