CMC for SDS?

Parke K. Flick ch994 at cleveland.Freenet.Edu
Wed Feb 23 13:28:34 EST 1994

The cmc for SDS under these ionic conditions is approximately 1mM.
Obviously, this value is strongly dependent on ionic strength.  
A good source of information is Mukerjee and Mysels publication,
Critical Micelle Concentrations of Aqueous Surfactant Systems
published by National Bureau of Standards, Washington, DC in 1971.
There is also an old book by Charles Tanford entitled The Hydro-
phobic Effect--Formation of Micelles and Biological Membranes
2nd Edition, published by Wiley in 1980.  Hope this helps.

						P. Flick
Parke Flick, Ph.D.
U.S. Biochemical Corp.
Cleveland, OH  44128

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