pH optimum for bacterial growth

Stephen Mamber mamber at
Wed Aug 16 14:13:04 EST 1995

In article <40qqvm$j7k_001 at>, Andreas.Brune at (Andreas Brune) says:
>In article <40qg7c$ger at>,
>   mamber at (Stephen Mamber) wrote:
>>I have had certain situations in performing 
>>biological assays where sodium and potassium buffers were relatively

>Sodium and potassium (ions) are not the buffering species in any case.
>And you can hardly avoid them if you make up a MES buffer ;-)

I knew that!  Poor phrasing on my part.

Correction:  'sodium and potassium' should have read 'phosphate,
bicarbonate or acetate'.

Thanks, eagle-eye!


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