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Experientia

, Volume 39, Issue 8, pp 928–930 | Cite as

Bioluminescence assay of calcium with a liquid scintillation counter

  • C. Oveby
  • R. Kant
  • S. Batra
Short Communications New Methods and Apparatus

Summary

The luminescence produced by Ca aequorin reaction in dilute solutions decays exponentially over a relatively prolonged period of time. The concentration of total Ca and of free Ca in Ca-EGTA buffers could be determined by measuring the decay of luminescence in a liquid scintillation counter. The method is also suitable for determining total Ca concentration in small tissue samples.

Keywords

Calcium Tissue Sample Liquid Scintillation Liquid Scintillation Counter Scintillation Counter 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Oveby
    • 1
  • R. Kant
    • 1
  • S. Batra
    • 1
  1. 1.Leo Research LaboratoriesAB LeoHelsingborgSweden

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