Oxygen / nitric oxide measurements

Nick Theodorakis nick_theodorakis at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 8 10:25:21 EST 2005


On 8 Nov 2005 06:38:43 -0800, "C.Emilie at gmail.com"
<C.Emilie at gmail.com> wrote:

>I have been working with NO and O2 electrodes [WPI] to measure
>concentration of each gas in aqueous systems. But now I want to monitor
>the gases in the lipid phase, and I'm afraid my electrodes won't work
>that well in lipids, and that calibration will be tricky.
>Any suggestions?
>

There are some lipid-soluble spin taps or fluorescent traps (at least
for NO and reactive oxygen, I'm not sure about O2) which might be
suitable if you have access to either ESR or a fluorimeter. Check the
Molecular Probes catalog.

Nick



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