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CMF Hanks buffer

wakefiel at ihug.co.nz wakefiel at ihug.co.nz
Thu Jan 8 03:27:56 EST 1998

Mathias DREXLER wrote:
> Can anyone tell me what Ca and Mg free Hanks buffer is?

A Hanks' Balanced Salt Solution contains no Ca++ or Mg++.  You can find 
the detail of ingredients and amount in Sigma or GIBCO BRL catalogs.  
One common use of this buffer is in cell preparation.  Free of Ca++ and 
Mg++ makes the cells less likely to stick together.


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