EDTA in bacterial cultures
tryggvi at email.msn.com
Sat Sep 18 23:48:02 EST 1999
A quick look in my refrigerator found calcium disodium EDTA listed
as an ingredient in:
- Bernstein's Creamy Caesor dressing
- Von's Real Mayonaise
- Wishbone Italian dressing
R. I. Mateles <rmateles at candida.com> wrote ...
> I don't think EDTA is a "common food additive." What is the basis for
> Russell Farris <tryggvi at email.msn.com> wrote ...
> > Thanks, Lesley. I'm interested in EDTA because Kazuyama et al. (1997)
> > able to increase inclusion body-forming activity of Chlamydia
> > pneumoniae10,000 fold by use of EDTA or trypsin. I'm interested in EDTA
> > because it is a common
> > food additive, and I wonder what effect it has on the growth of C.
> > pneumoniae in the human body.
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