Binding Sodium

Ian Mc i.mcfarlane at icrf.icnet.uk
Thu Sep 23 06:17:36 EST 1999


Ion exchange resin will do the trick. Get hold of some Dowex 50(H+) resin
and it will strip Na+ from your solution. However it will also take out
anything else that is positively charged. But as you didn't specify your
experimental conditions that's all the help I can give you.

Ian Mc




In article <pxpst2-2209991148160001 at pelli.pathology.pitt.edu>,
pxpst2 at vms.cis.pitt.edu (Peter) wrote:

> In article <lfliegel-2209990808580001 at freddy.biochem.ualberta.ca>,
> lfliegel at gpu.srv.ualberta.ca (Larry F.) wrote:
> 
> > I am looking for something to add to a solution that will bind and chelate
> > away sodium.  Does anyone know of any resin or compound that can do this.
> > Something like EGTA does for calcium
> 
> With a monovalent cation, this is not possible.
> Dialysis is the only way I know to remove sodium
> 
> Peter



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