EGTA

M. Johan Broekman hanbroekman at csi.com
Thu Oct 7 19:05:36 EST 1999


Peter wrote:
> 
> In article <7ti5qu$7cg$2 at mawar.singnet.com.sg>, "Chong Wai Yin( Zhang
> Weixian)" <wychong at mbox3.singnet.com.sg> wrote:
> 
> > Hi people! Can anyone tell me are there any difference between using EDTA
> > and EGTA in lysis buffer. Is the function of EGTA the same as EDTA? Thank
> > you for answering.
> 
> EDTA- chelates only Ca+2
> EGTA- Chelates all divalent cations

NOTA BENE:
As pointed out elsewhere in this thread, it really is the other way
around.
-Han
> In a lysis buffer, I use both as an insurance policy.
> 
> Peter



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