Hiranya Roychowdhury via (by hroychow from
Tue Oct 9 08:57:02 EST 2018

Depends on your chelation needs.

EGTA is preferred if you do not want to reduce Mg++ activity.

Hiranya S. Roychowdhury, Ph.D.
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On Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 2:00:00 AM UTC-5, Chong Wai Yin( Zhang Weixian) 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.
> Regards
> Kelvin Zhang

Anyone know of a chelator that can bind Ca2+ without binding Zn2+ as well?  I can't find any in most charts.
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