Azide inhibition of HRP

simon sbe at biochem.usyd.edu.au
Fri Sep 15 19:10:37 EST 1995


FYI, this happens because azide chelates to the Fe atoms in the haem 
groups of HRP.

One of my graduate students wasted three weeks before realising this!

Simon

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Dr S B Easterbrook-Smith
Dept of Biochem
Univ of Sydney
Sydney NSW 2006
AUSTRALIA





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