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SSC buffer contains sodium chloride and sodium citrate.
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'''SSC buffer''' is named after its ingredients '''s'''aline (sodium chloride) and '''s'''odium '''c'''itrate. It is used as a buffer for blotting, hybridisation, and stringency washes in [[Northern]] and [[Southern blot]]s as well as DNA microarray.
== 1x SSC buffer ==
== 1x SSC buffer ==
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* sterilize by autoclaving
* sterilize by autoclaving
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=== using stock solution ===
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=== using stock solutions ===
* 3M NaCl
* 3M NaCl
* 300 mM sodium citrate, pH 7.0  
* 300 mM sodium citrate, pH 7.0  
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== See also ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSC_buffer Wikipedia: SSC buffer]
[[Category:Material]] and [[Category:Buffers]]
[[Category:Material]] and [[Category:Buffers]]

Revision as of 07:38, 15 June 2009

SSC buffer is named after its ingredients saline (sodium chloride) and sodium citrate. It is used as a buffer for blotting, hybridisation, and stringency washes in Northern and Southern blots as well as DNA microarray.

Contents

1x SSC buffer

  • 150mM NaCl
  • 15mM sodium citrate

20x SSC

  • 800ml dH2O
  • 175.3g NaCl (3M)
  • 88.2g trisodium citrate (NaCit; 300mM; e.g. S4641)
  • adjust the pH to 7.0 with a few drops of 1M HCl
  • adjust the volume to 1L with dH2O
  • sterilize by autoclaving

using stock solutions

  • 3M NaCl
  • 300 mM sodium citrate, pH 7.0

See also

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