pH optimum for bacterial growth

Stephen Mamber mamber at synapse.bms.com
Wed Aug 16 14:13:04 EST 1995


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

>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!

SWM 



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