OXYGEN MEASUREMENT, Help! (fwd)
rapr at MED.PITT.EDU
Tue Jun 28 07:47:13 EST 1994
> From: vwarwar at unlinfo.unl.edu (vitor warwar)
> Subject: OXYGEN MEASUREMENT, Help!
> Date: 28 Jun 1994 04:45:17 GMT
> I'm trying to measure the consuption of oxygen in a enzymatic
> reaction. I'm using a Clarke-type electrode. The problem is
> that this stuff is very unstable. It only works well every blue
> mon, making impossible to do any serious kinetics work.
> Any advise? Is there any other way to measure free O2 in
Maybe you need to KNOW the kinetics (to be able to slow them down) in
order to FIND the kinetics. ;-) But what is the real problem: "working
well every blue moon" suggests not simply instability, but uncontrolled
instability. How fast is it, anyway, and what is it, and maybe I know
how to find as many blue moons as you need.
rapr at med.pitt.edu
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