UNIT 3.2 Measurement of pH
Published Online: 1 JUN 2010
Copyright © 2010 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Lab Protocol Title
Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques
How to Cite
Wiley, E. A., Chakravarti, D. N. and Slade, K. M. 2010. Measurement of pH. Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques. 3:3.2:3.2.1–3.2.16.
- Published Online: 1 JUN 2010
- Published Print: JUN 2010
The measurement of pH is one of the most basic and necessary skills in a life science laboratory. The function and physical characteristics of biological molecules are highly sensitive to the pH of the environment. Common biological buffers must be prepared with the appropriate pH, usually close to neutral for most biological applications. This unit includes a discussion of the different pH instrumentation, notably pH electrodes. It also relates basic pH measurement theory to critical parameters for the technique, and covers the correct use, handling, and storage of pH instruments. Curr. Protoc. Essential Lab. Tech. 3:3.2.1-3.2.16. © 2010 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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