Sodium Borohydride & Gelatin

WS via (by novalidaddress from
Thu Jul 15 12:21:33 EST 2010

Yvonne, that's probably caused by the hydrogen that evolves upon the
hydrolysis of NaBH4.
You could try to dilute the NaBH4 as much as possible and/or increase
the pH to slow down the decomposition.
Have you tried non-coated slides like Super-frost?


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