Sodium Acetate is used as a buffer in the buffering range of pH 3.6-5.6. Other reported uses. Used in the purification and precipitation of nucleic acids; Used in protein crystallization. Staining of gels in protein gel electrophoresis and HPLC; Mordant dyeing. DNA microarray studies of E. coli response; Investigation of protein unfolding during reverse phase chromatography. Used in conjunction with sodium carbonate to enhance the activation of freeze-dried subtilisin Carlsberg in organic solvents and as a substrate of acetokinase.
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