Very low pH buffer

Michael Coady coady at ERE.UMontreal.CA
Thu Jan 13 10:13:09 EST 1994

In article <CJJ3p5.HD2 at> bawagan at (Hinayana Bawagan) writes:
>      About 3 weeks ago, I posted an article regarding MES and HEPES buffers.
>THank you for all the help.  CAn anyone suggest a biological buffer that
>is good for pH 2- pH 5.0.  MES is only good up to pH 5.5.

	This is straight out of "Data for Biochemical Research", a book
by Dawson et al which is probably available at every biomed library.
	Some of the buffers they list are

		Glycine-HCl, pH 2.2 - 3.6
		Clark & Lubs, pH 2.2 - 4.0
		Citric acid - Na2HPO4, pH 2.6-7.6
	Good luck,


Michael J. Coady
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in any way, shape or form, represent the Universite de Montreal.

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