, Volume 39, Issue 6, pp 594–595 | Cite as

Interference of azide in the estimation of total lipids by means of the sulphophosphovanillin method

  • J. J. S. Broertjes
  • P. de Waard
  • P. A. Voogt


The commonly used bacteriostaticum sodium azide interacts with double bonds of lipids, causing an underestimation of lipid concentration when lipids are assayed in its presence. This can be circumvented by extraction of lipids prior to the assay.


Sodium Lipid Double Bond Azide Total Lipid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. S. Broertjes
    • 1
  • P. de Waard
    • 1
  • P. A. Voogt
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Chemical Animal PhysiologyState University of UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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