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Isotonic solution

Isotonic solution

One that has the same salt concentration as cells and blood.

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Re: centrifugation of hemocytes

Are you resuspending in a PBS solution isotonic to the cells? Lysis could explain why the cells aren't there. You could try slightly increasing ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: centrifugation of hemocytes
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Re: Urea and membrane permeability of RBC

... the cell to lyse. What happens? When you put a cell into an isoosmotic solution of urea and water, urea will be transported into the cell until ... cell will quickly swell and lyse. What about if the cell is sitting in isotonic saline and you sprinkle particles of urea into the extracellular ...

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by kidprof
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Urea and membrane permeability of RBC
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what is the normal concentration of NaCl in blood of mouse,

Oh my God, 0.9% is concentration of NaCl in isotonic solution, not in blood!!! http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/sodium-na-in-blood?page=2

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by JackBean
Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what is the normal concentration of NaCl in blood of mouse,
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Tonicity Explanation

... of the osmotic pressure (as defined by the water potential of the two solutions) of two solutions separated by a semipermeable membrane. It is ... can have relative to another. The three are hypertonic, hypotonic, and isotonic.

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by einfopedia
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:44 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Tonicity Explanation
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Question! Please Help!

the important thing is that it is up to 30% salt solution. Do you know, whether dissolution of salt changes pH of the solution? Do you know, what is concentration of salt in isotonic solution?

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by JackBean
Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Question! Please Help!
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