CMC for SDS?

rx81238 at rx81238 at
Tue Feb 22 16:32:33 EST 1994

\In article <sspencer-220294121103 at>, sspencer at (Stephan Spencer) writes:
> Could someone tell me what the CMC is for SDS? The buffer it is in is 150
> mM NaCl, 10 mM MgCl2. (pH 7.5, 25 C). What is a good reference text for
> this kind of information? 
> Thanks much!
> -- 
> Stephan Spencer
> University of Wisconsin, Biochemistry
> sspencer at

One reference I use is a paper by Judith Neugebauer in Meth. Enz. 182
Detergents: An overview [1990].  It gives the cmc for SDS as 8.2 mM, but does
not give specific salt conditions.  The review also provides some references
for further information.  

J. A. Radding
Eli Lilly and Co.

Opinions and advice presented in this article represent my own and do not
represent those of Eli Lilly and Co.

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