Hank's Salt Solution?

noone noone at cancer.bham.ac.uk
Wed Dec 9 03:14:32 EST 1998

> Hi!
> I've discovered some bottles of Hank's salt solution in the fridge.
> Before I pour it down the drain, could anyone please tell me if I 
> should better keep it? Is it of any use in cell culture procedures?
> (Replacement for PBS?).
> All suggestions are welcome!
> Wolfgang
> -----

Hi Wolfgang,

all I remember about Hank's buffer is that we used it to store and wash
tissue in it before isolating cells from the tissue (esp. brain
capillaries from porcine brain).

Hope this helps,


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